Properly designed adiabatic expansion of soliton reduces permanent frequency shifts of wavelength-division multiplexed solitons caused by initial overlap. The scheme combined with a dispersion-managed transmission line provides solutions to soliton wavelength-division multiplexing problems.
© 1996 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: July 5, 1996
Published: December 1, 1996
Shiva Kumar and Akira Hasegawa, "Reduction of initial collision effects by adiabatic expansion in soliton wavelength-division multiplexed systems," Opt. Lett. 21, 1903-1905 (1996)