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Soliton generation using erbium doped fibre based circuitry

Soliton generation using erbium doped fibre based circuitry
Soliton generation using erbium doped fibre based circuitry
The invention of the erbium doped fibre amplifier (EDFA) has led to a revolution in telecommunications permitting data transfer at rates previously unimaginable with conventional regenerator technology. With the problem of loss largely eliminated it is now dispersion and nonlinearity that represent the principle barriers to utilizing the enormous bandwidth offered by optical fibre. Soliton transmission in which the nonlinear and dispersive effects within the fibre can be made to balance and effectively cancel provide one means of getting access to more of that potential transmission capacity. As the field has advanced further limiting issues have been identified, e.g. Gordon Haus jitter, soliton interactions, acousto-optic interactions etc., requiring more advanced solutions such as soliton control to be sought.
Richardson, D.J.
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Grudinin, A.B.
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Payne, D.N.
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Richardson, D.J.
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Grudinin, A.B.
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Payne, D.N.
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Richardson, D.J., Grudinin, A.B. and Payne, D.N. (1994) Soliton generation using erbium doped fibre based circuitry. IEE Colloquium on Optical Solitons, United Kingdom. 2 pp .

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Abstract

The invention of the erbium doped fibre amplifier (EDFA) has led to a revolution in telecommunications permitting data transfer at rates previously unimaginable with conventional regenerator technology. With the problem of loss largely eliminated it is now dispersion and nonlinearity that represent the principle barriers to utilizing the enormous bandwidth offered by optical fibre. Soliton transmission in which the nonlinear and dispersive effects within the fibre can be made to balance and effectively cancel provide one means of getting access to more of that potential transmission capacity. As the field has advanced further limiting issues have been identified, e.g. Gordon Haus jitter, soliton interactions, acousto-optic interactions etc., requiring more advanced solutions such as soliton control to be sought.

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Published date: 1994
Venue - Dates: IEE Colloquium on Optical Solitons, United Kingdom, 1994-01-01

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Local EPrints ID: 77096
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77096
PURE UUID: 13472e0a-13b8-494d-a5f7-2ce03b92ee3b
ORCID for D.J. Richardson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7751-1058

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 06 Mar 2019 01:37

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