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CW soliton train generation in the repetition rate range 60-90GHz using a dispersion decreasing fibre

S.V.Chernikov, P.V.Mamyshev and E.M.Dianov
General Physics Institute, 38 Vavilov Street, 117942, Moscow, Russia.

D.J.Richardson, R.I.Laming and D.N.Payne
Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton U.K.


We report the generation of stable, CW soliton trains at 1.551 μm using a technique based on the nonlinear propagation of a beat-signal in a dispersion-tailored fibre system. Repetition rates in the range 60-90 Gbit/s and mark-space ratios in the range 1:5 to 1:11 were obtained.

Soviet Journal of Lightwave Technology (1992) Vol.2(2) pp.161-169

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