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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2004
  • pp: 1913–1918

Oscillating tails of a dispersion-managed soliton

Pavel M. Lushnikov  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 21, Issue 11, pp. 1913-1918 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.21.001913


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Abstract

Oscillating tails of a dispersion-managed optical fiber system are studied for a strong dispersion map in the framework of a path-averaged Gabitov–Turitsyn equation. The small parameter of the analytical theory is the inverse time. An exponential decay in time of a soliton tail envelope is consistent with nonlocal nonlinearity of the Gabitov–Turitsyn equation, and the fast oscillations are described by a quadratic law. The preexponential modification factor is the linear function of time for zero average dispersion and a cubic function for nonzero average dispersion.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

Citation
Pavel M. Lushnikov, "Oscillating tails of a dispersion-managed soliton," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 21, 1913-1918 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-21-11-1913


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