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Research Letters in Optics
Volume 2008, Article ID 613986, 5 pages
Research Letter

Influence of Even-Order Dispersion on Super-Sech Soliton Transmission Quality under Coherent Crosstalk

1Department of Telecommunications, Faculty of Electronic Engineering, University of Niš, Aleksandra Medvedeva 14, 18000 Niš, Serbia
2Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Center for Research and Education in Optical Sciences and Applications, Delaware State University, 1200 N DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901, USA
3Department of Physics and Pre-Engineering, Delaware State University, 1200 N DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Received 14 February 2008; Accepted 15 April 2008

Academic Editor: Gang-Ding Peng

Copyright © 2008 Aleksandra Panajotovic et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The transmission speed of optical network strongly depends on the impact of higher order dispersion. In presence of coherent crosstalk, which cannot be otherwise controlled by optical filtering, the impact of higher order dispersions becomes more pronounced. In this paper, the general expressions, that describe pulse deformation due to second- and fourth-order dispersions in a single-mode fiber, are given. The responses for such even-order dispersions, in presence of coherent crosstalk, are characterized by waveforms with long trailing edges. The transmission quality of optical pulses, due to both individual and combined influence of second- and fourth-order dispersions, is studied in this paper. Finally, the pulse shape and eye diagrams are obtained.