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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1992
  • pp: 31–33

Generation of asymptotically stable optical solitons and suppression of the Gordon–Haus effect

Yuji Kodama and Akira Hasegawa  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 17, Issue 1, pp. 31-33 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.17.000031


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Abstract

By a proper design of the frequency-dependent gain characteristic of optical amplifiers, the parameters (amplitude η and velocity κ) of optical solitons in fibers can be made to approach a desired fixed point in κη space. The method is effective in controlling the random walk of solitons caused either by initial jitter and/or by amplifier noise (the Gordon–Haus effect) and in overcoming the bit-rate limitation that they provide.

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History
Original Manuscript: August 5, 1991
Published: January 1, 1992

Citation
Yuji Kodama and Akira Hasegawa, "Generation of asymptotically stable optical solitons and suppression of the Gordon–Haus effect," Opt. Lett. 17, 31-33 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-17-1-31


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