Optical Communication by Solitons


Pak L. Chu

Optical Communications Group, School of Electrical Engineering,

University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, New South Wales, Australia

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         This paper presents a brief tutorial on issues in using soliton as a communication information carrier. It begins with the definition of soliton and then followed by the techniques in soliton generation and the amplifier spacing required. Finally it compares the merits between the NRZ system and soliton system.



Keywords:   Soliton, optical communication, Figure-8 laser, soliton generator


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