Abstract

We show analytically that tailoring the fiber dispersion appropriately can cause optical solitons to propagate unperturbed, without emission of dispersive waves, in a distributed-gain fiber amplifier with a nonuniform gain profile. We apply our scheme to a bidirectionally pumped fiber amplifier and discuss the importance of higher-order nonlinear and dispersive effects for short solitons.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

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Errata

G. H. M. van Tartwijk, René-Jean Essiambre, and Govind P. Agrawal, "Dispersion-tailored active-fiber solitons: errata," Opt. Lett. 22, 841-841 (1997)
https://www.osapublishing.org/ol/abstract.cfm?uri=ol-22-11-841

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