The optical soliton can be reshaped to a narrower and higher pulse during the course of transmission through a monomode fiber by periodic injection of continuous waves. By using this scheme one can practically eliminate conventional repeaters in optical transmission systems.
© 1982 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 11, 1982
Published: June 1, 1982
Akira Hasegawa and Yuji Kodama, "Amplification and reshaping of optical solitons in a glass fiber—I," Opt. Lett. 7, 285-287 (1982)