An experimental method to find bound states of dispersion managed solitons is presented. The pulse parameters are optimized with a genetic algorithm in a closed loop. Numerical tests of the method have already been successful.
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(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
P. Rohrmann, H. Hartwig, A. Hause, and F. Mitschke, "A strategy to experimentally find bound states of dispersion managed solitons," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JThB59.
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