It is shown that the instability that occurs in sliding-filter-guided, periodically amplified wavelength division multiplexing transmission systems whenever the amplifier spacing is close to the collision distance may be removed by means of the proper dispersion management.
© 1996 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 13, 1995
Published: May 1, 1996
S. Wabnitz, "Stabilization of sliding-filtered soliton wavelength division multiplexing transmissions by dispersion-compensating fibers," Opt. Lett. 21, 638-640 (1996)