New technique for optical soliton communication

Hirokazu Kubota, Eiichi Yamada, Masataka Nakazawa

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Abstract

Recently, most of the difficult problems which prevented the realization of soliton communication have been solved by using erbium-doped fiber optical amplifiers (EDFA's). In this paper, we describe how we were able to realize an actual soliton transmission system which utilizes lumped amplifiers instead of distributed amplifiers. A data transmission experiment at 10 Gb/s over 300 km is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)64-67
Number of pages4
JournalNTT Review
Volume3
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Nov 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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