We demonstrate essentially distortionless 50 km fiber transmission for ∼500 fs pulses, using dispersion-compensating fiber and a programmable pulse shaper as a spectral phase equalizer. This distance is approximately five times longer than previously achieved at similar pulse widths.
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Z. Jiang, S.-D. Yang, D. E. Leaird, and A. M. Weiner, "Fully dispersion-compensated ∼500 fs pulse transmission over 50 km single-mode fiber," Opt. Lett. 30, 1449-1451 (2005)