Picosecond soliton control using nonlinear optical loop mirrors

N J Smith, Nick Doran

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Published conference outputConference publication


    We show that by inserting nonlinear optical loop mirrors into an optical fibre transmission line, that 1.5 ps solitons may be transmitted over at least 750 km, with amplifiers spaced at 15 km intervals.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIEE Colloquium on Optical Solitons: Principles and Applications
    Place of PublicationLondon, UK
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - 11 Nov 1994

    Publication series

    NameTechnical Digest
    PublisherInstitution of Engineering and Technology (IEE)


    • high-speed optical techniques
    • mirrors
    • optical fibre communication
    • optical saturable absorption
    • optical solitons
    • amplifiers
    • intervals
    • nonlinear optical loop mirrors
    • optical fibre transmission line
    • picosecond soliton propagation
    • saturable absorbers


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