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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 18 — Sep. 4, 2006
  • pp: 8072–8087

Nonlinear wave propagation in a rapidly-spun fiber

C. J. McKinstrie and H. Kogelnik  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 18, pp. 8072-8087 (2006)

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Multiple-scale analysis is used to study linear wave propagation in a rapidly-spun fiber and its predictions are shown to be consistent with results obtained by other methods. Subsequently, multiple-scale analysis is used to derive a generalized Schroedinger equation for nonlinear wave propagation in a rapidly-spun fiber. The consequences of this equation for pulse propagation and four-wave mixing are discussed briefly.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: June 15, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 14, 2006
Published: September 1, 2006

C. J. McKinstrie and H. Kogelnik, "Nonlinear wave propagation in a rapidly-spun fiber," Opt. Express 14, 8072-8087 (2006)

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