Abstract

We study the formation of stable solitonlike pulses in dispersion-managed fiber transmission systems using an in-line fast saturable absorber. Operational regimes suitable for 40-Gbit/s channel rate transmission are demonstrated.

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Audouin, O.

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Brindel, P.

D. Rouvillain, P. Brindel, F. Seguineau, L. Pierre, O. Leclerc, H. Choumane, G. Aubin, and J. L. Oudar, Electron. Lett. 38, 1113 (2002).
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Choumane, H.

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Forysiak, W.

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Mikkelsen, B.

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Oudar, J. L.

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Pallise, E.

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D. Rouvillain, P. Brindel, F. Seguineau, L. Pierre, O. Leclerc, H. Choumane, G. Aubin, and J. L. Oudar, Electron. Lett. 38, 1113 (2002).
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Raybon, G.

R.-J. Essiambre, B. Mikkelsen, and G. Raybon, Electron. Lett. 35, 1576 (1999).
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Rouvillain, D.

D. Rouvillain, P. Brindel, F. Seguineau, L. Pierre, O. Leclerc, H. Choumane, G. Aubin, and J. L. Oudar, Electron. Lett. 38, 1113 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Seguineau, F.

D. Rouvillain, P. Brindel, F. Seguineau, L. Pierre, O. Leclerc, H. Choumane, G. Aubin, and J. L. Oudar, Electron. Lett. 38, 1113 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Smith, N. J.

Electron. Lett. (3)

M. Matsumoto and O. Leclerc, Electron. Lett. 38, 576 (2002).
[CrossRef]

D. Rouvillain, P. Brindel, F. Seguineau, L. Pierre, O. Leclerc, H. Choumane, G. Aubin, and J. L. Oudar, Electron. Lett. 38, 1113 (2002).
[CrossRef]

R.-J. Essiambre, B. Mikkelsen, and G. Raybon, Electron. Lett. 35, 1576 (1999).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

O. Audouin, E. Pallise, and E. Desurvire, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 10, 828 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (2)

Phys. Lett. A (1)

V. S. Grigoryan, Phys. Lett. A 149, 371 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. A (1)

V. S. Grigoryan, Phys. Rev. A 52, 694 (1995).
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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

a, Schematic diagram of one element of the periodic transmission system; b, optical 2R regenerator based on a SA. Att., attenuator; F, optical filter.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Phase portrait of a pulse in the plane (chirp versus width).

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Stroboscopic evolution of an initial Gaussian pulse with a FWHM of 6 ps and P0=3 mW as viewed at the SA output.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Pulse waveforms after 30,000 km in the fiber link: solid curve, with SA; dashed curve, without SA.

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Table 1 Parameters of the System

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EDFA+SA+HNF+OF+Attenuator.
dαP,tdt=-α-α0τ-αPtτPsat,
Tt=1-αPt,t.

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