We numerically study the depolarization caused by collisions of dispersion-managed vector solitons. Using a multiscale expansion of coupled Nonlinear Schroedinger equations we present an analytical model to describe the polarization dynamics of colliding solitons.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
A. Capobianco, G. Nalesso, and A. Tonello, "Collision-induced polarization scattering in dispersion managed fiber systems," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MC8.
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