Dispersion management of bulk nonlinear materials for generating (3+1)-D optical solitons is achieved by use of negative dispersive mirrors. Ultrafast switching and wavelength conversion based on these dispersion managed solitons are proposed and demonstrated numerically.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing
(200.4660) Optics in computing : Optical logic
L. Gao, R. McLeod, and K. Wagner, " Dispersion-Managed (3+1)-D Optical Solitons for Ultrafast Switching and Wavelength Conversion," in Adaptive Optics: Analysis and Methods/Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging/Information Photonics/Signal Recovery and Synthesis Topical Meetings on CD-ROM, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper IThC2.
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