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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 1998
  • pp: 1019–1021

Soliton interaction in strongly dispersion-managed optical fibers

Shiva Kumar, Matthias Wald, Falk Lederer, and Akira Hasegawa  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 13, pp. 1019-1021 (1998)

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We derive an expression for the speed with which neighboring solitons attract or repel each other in dispersion-managed fiber systems. We show that the collapse distance can be increased by an order of magnitude by use of quasi-solitons.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics

Shiva Kumar, Matthias Wald, Falk Lederer, and Akira Hasegawa, "Soliton interaction in strongly dispersion-managed optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 23, 1019-1021 (1998)

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