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Nonlinear Waves, Nonlinear Optics and Your Communications Future

Luther, Gregory G.; Alber, Mark S.


Keyword(s): optical communication; solitons; NRZ; nonlinear optics; patterns; self focussing; waves; nonlinear waves

Abstract: A historical account of the development of optical communications in connection with nonlinear optics is given contrasting NRZ and soliton systems. A short summary of interesting problems in nonlinear optics dealing with nonlinear dynamics and nonlinear waves is provided with many references.

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