Picosecond soliton control using nonlinear optical loop mirrors

N J Smith, Nick Doran

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Abstract

We show that by inserting nonlinear optical loop mirrors into an optical fibre transmission line, that 1.5 ps solitons may be transmitted over at least 750 km, with amplifiers spaced at 15 km intervals.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEE Colloquium on Optical Solitons: Principles and Applications
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
PublisherIEE
Pages10/1-10/4
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 11 Nov 1994

Publication series

NameTechnical Digest
PublisherInstitution of Engineering and Technology (IEE)
Volume213

Keywords

  • high-speed optical techniques
  • mirrors
  • optical fibre communication
  • optical saturable absorption
  • optical solitons
  • amplifiers
  • intervals
  • nonlinear optical loop mirrors
  • optical fibre transmission line
  • picosecond soliton propagation
  • saturable absorbers

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    Smith, N. J., & Doran, N. (1994). Picosecond soliton control using nonlinear optical loop mirrors. In IEE Colloquium on Optical Solitons: Principles and Applications (pp. 10/1-10/4). (Technical Digest; Vol. 213). IEE.