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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 1999
  • pp: 220–222

Effect of guiding filters on the behavior of dispersion-managed solitons

L. F. Mollenauer, P. V. Mamyshev, and J. P. Gordon  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 4, pp. 220-222 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.000220


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Abstract

We show that guiding filters fundamentally alter the behavior of dispersion-managed soltions by making the pulse energy nearly independent of path-average dispersion (Dˉ) in the neighborhood of Dˉ=0 . This fact enables one to design maps permitting adequate pulse energy with narrow-bandwidth, temporally broad pulses for the attainment of high spectral efficiency and reduced nonlinear penalties in wavelength-division multiplexing.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

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L. F. Mollenauer, P. V. Mamyshev, and J. P. Gordon, "Effect of guiding filters on the behavior of dispersion-managed solitons," Opt. Lett. 24, 220-222 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-4-220


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