Soliton at the zero-group-dispersion wavelength of a single-model fiber

Ping Kong Alexander Wai, C. R. Menyuk, H. H. Chen, Y. C. Lee

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It is shown that solitons emerge from initial pulses of arbitrary shape and amplitude whose central frequencies are at the zero-dispersion point. The initial threshold power is substantially reduced from that required for experiments to date. The use of these solitons is thus an attractive alternative to both the linear and the nonlinear communication schemes that have been proposed to date.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)628-630
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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