Experimental demonstration of long-distance dispersion-managed soliton propagation at zero average dispersion

V.S. Grigoryan, R.-M. Mu, G.M. Carter, C.R. Menyuk
2000 IEEE Photonics Technology Letters  
We observed for the first time stable propagation of dispersion-managed solitons with zero or slightly normal average dispersion over 28 000 km in a recirculating fiber loop. Comparison between theory and experiment provides a highly sensitive estimate of the average dispersion. Index Terms-Optical fiber communication, optical fiber dispersion, optical propagation in nonlinear media, optical solitons.
doi:10.1109/68.817488 fatcat:zarhdl7ljbgdzl7rnkhwet3z64