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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2001
  • pp: 318–324

Study on chaotic behavior of optical ray in a focusing fiber

Xiaojun Li and Gonghuan Du  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 318-324 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.18.000318


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Abstract

We investigate the nonlinear dynamic behavior of an optical ray in a focusing fiber when curving of the fiber occurs. The study indicates that, when the fiber curves, the behavior of the ray in the fiber evolves from regular to chaotic. When chaos appears, the ray’s behavior in the focusing fiber becomes irregular; then self-focusing becomes difficult, dispersion is enlarged, and the loss of light energy is increased.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos

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Xiaojun Li and Gonghuan Du, "Study on chaotic behavior of optical ray in a focusing fiber," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18, 318-324 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-18-3-318


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