Transmission control of dark solitons against various perturbations is possible by use of amplifiers with nonlinear gain. Stable propagation of gray and/or black solitons is achieved even in the presence of the Raman effect and mutual interactions between neighboring dark solitons.
© 1995 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 17, 1995
Published: May 15, 1995
Hiroki Ikeda, Masayuki Matsumoto, and Akira Hasegawa, "Transmission control of dark solitons by means of nonlinear gain," Opt. Lett. 20, 1113-1115 (1995)