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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 1999
  • pp: 285–287

Dispersion-managed solitons for terrestrial transmission

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


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 5, pp. 285-287 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.000285


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Abstract

We describe a scheme involving the insertion of segments of dispersion-compensating fiber, pumped to yield Raman gain, at one or more intermediate points within each 80-km-or-greater span between amplifier huts. With dispersion-managed solitons, the scheme is expected to allow for error-free, many-channel wavelength-division multiplexing, with high spectral efficiency, over transmission distances of many thousands of kilometers.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

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L. F. Mollenauer, R. Bonney, J. P. Gordon, and P. V. Mamyshev, "Dispersion-managed solitons for terrestrial transmission," Opt. Lett. 24, 285-287 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-5-285

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