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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 16 — Aug. 9, 2004
  • pp: 3759–3764

Enhanced mutual capture of colored solitons by matched modulator

Eyal Feigenbaum and Meir Orenstein  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 16, pp. 3759-3764 (2004)

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The mutual capture of two colored solitons is enhanced by a modulator, to a level which enables its practical exploitation, e.g., for a read- write mechanism in a soliton buffer. The enhanced capture was analyzed using closed form particle-like soliton perturbation, and verified by numerical simulations. Optimal modulator frequency and modulation depth are obtained. This mutual capture can be utilized for all-optical soliton logic and memory.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(200.4740) Optics in computing : Optical processing
(210.4680) Optical data storage : Optical memories

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Original Manuscript: June 1, 2004
Revised Manuscript: July 12, 2004
Published: August 9, 2004

Eyal Feigenbaum and Meir Orenstein, "Enhanced mutual capture of colored solitons by matched modulator," Opt. Express 12, 3759-3764 (2004)

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