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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 21 — Jul. 20, 2000
  • pp: 3632–3637

Nonlinear soliton propagation by use of the split-step reconstruction technique

Ping Shum, Siu Fung Yu, and Chao Lu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 21, pp. 3632-3637 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.39.003632


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Abstract

A split-step reconstruction technique is proposed to solve a nonlinear wave equation. A nonlinear wave equation can be segmented into a set of linear equations that can be solved in the time domain by use of the split-step reconstruction technique. With this technique, one can avoid the propagation errors that occur as a result of nonlinear wave equation splitting. We propose an adaptive mesh control to increase the speed with which nonlinear wave equations can be calculated.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

History
Original Manuscript: October 26, 1999
Revised Manuscript: May 1, 2000
Published: July 20, 2000

Citation
Ping Shum, Siu Fung Yu, and Chao Lu, "Nonlinear soliton propagation by use of the split-step reconstruction technique," Appl. Opt. 39, 3632-3637 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-39-21-3632


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