We investigate pulse propagation in dispersion-decreasing fiber over a wide range of input powers both theoretically, and experimentally using frequency-resolved optical gating. Our simulations and experiments verify significant influence of Raman scattering on pulse propagation.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
N. K. Fontaine, R. P. Scott, W. Cong, B. H. Kolner, J. P. Heritage, and S. J. B. Yoo, "Nonlinear Pulse Propagation in Dispersion-Decreasing Fiber Studied with Frequency-Resolved Optical Gating," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JWB53.
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