We investigate the optimum initial pulse to generate a clean similariton. Through the backward propagation method, we show that a chirp-free Gaussian pulse is suitable and its parameters are uniquely determined by fiber parameters.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
Y. Ozeki, Y. Takushima, K. Taira, and K. Kikuchi, "Clean similariton generation from an initial pulse optimized by the backward propagation method," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuBB5.
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