Bit-error rate evaluation for non-linear propagation in optical fibres

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Abstract

The influence of soliton time jitter on the bit-error rate in long-distance single-mode optical fibre transmission lines was studied. It was assumed that mutual interactions between two adjacent solitons were prevented by periodic amplification. It was found that the upper bit rate bound of practically acceptable non-linear transmission is about 50 Gbit s-1. Above a bit rate of 50 Gbit s-1 the advantage of non-linear (soliton) transmission, related to dispersion-free linear transmission, disappears.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)285-291
Number of pages7
JournalOptical and Quantum Electronics
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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