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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 2012
  • pp: 8095–8101

Observation of soliton fission in microstructured fiber

Wenjun Liu, Lihui Pang, Xiang Lin, Renxi Gao, and Xiaowei Song  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 34, pp. 8095-8101 (2012)

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Femtosecond pulse propagation at λ=802nm; in microstructured fiber (MF) with zero-dispersion wavelength at 780 nm is studied experimentally and numerically. The temporal and spectral distributions of the femtosecond pulse in MF are demonstrated by using a grating-eliminated no-nonsense observation of ultrafast incident laser light e-fields technique. Soliton fission is directly observed in the experimental results. The simulation of soliton evolution with the propagation distance in time and frequency domain is conducted.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: July 26, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 26, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 2, 2012
Published: November 27, 2012

Wenjun Liu, Lihui Pang, Xiang Lin, Renxi Gao, and Xiaowei Song, "Observation of soliton fission in microstructured fiber," Appl. Opt. 51, 8095-8101 (2012)

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