Periodic amplification and conjugation of optical solitons

Christopher G. Goedde, William L. Kath, Prem Kumar

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Abstract

Nondegenerate optical parametric amplif iers can be used to simultaneously phase conjugate and amplify a pulse in a nonlinear optical fiber. The gain in the amplif iers compensates the linear loss in the fiber, while the phase conjugation effectively neutralizes second-order dispersion, self-phase modulation, the Raman selffrequency shift, and Gordon–Haus jitter. If the remaining third-order and nonlinear dispersions balance, solitonlike pulses are able to propagate with subpicosecond pulse widths.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1365-1367
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume20
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 15 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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