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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 1993
  • pp: 1908–1910

Effects of initial overlap in a wavelength-division-multiplexed soliton transmission system

Thomas Aakjer, Jørn Hedegaard Povlsen, and Karsten Rottwitt  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 22, pp. 1908-1910 (1993)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.18.001908


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Abstract

Initial overlap between solitons propagating at different carrier frequencies gives rise to a change in the frequencies of the solitons. The frequency change can have a severe effect on the transmission system because it will result in a time displacement of the solitons that is due to the fiber dispersion. The frequency change caused by initial overlap between two solitons at different carrier frequencies is calculated for a transmission system with periodic gain and loss.

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Original Manuscript: April 3, 1993
Published: November 15, 1993

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Thomas Aakjer, Jørn Hedegaard Povlsen, and Karsten Rottwitt, "Effects of initial overlap in a wavelength-division-multiplexed soliton transmission system," Opt. Lett. 18, 1908-1910 (1993)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-18-22-1908


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