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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 16 — Aug. 6, 2007
  • pp: 10075–10090

Nonlinear pulse propagation in optical fibers using second order moments

Bryan Burgoyne, Nicolas Godbout, and Suzanne Lacroix  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 16, pp. 10075-10090 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.010075


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Abstract

We present simple yet efficient formulae for the propagation of the second order moments of a pulse in a nonlinear and dispersive optical fiber over many dispersion and nonlinear lengths. The propagation of the temporal and spectral widths, chirp and power of pulses are very precisely approximated and quickly calculated in both dispersion regimes as long as the pulses are not high order solitons.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 18, 2007
Revised Manuscript: July 11, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: July 12, 2007
Published: July 26, 2007

Citation
Bryan Burgoyne, Nicolas Godbout, and Suzanne Lacroix, "Nonlinear pulse propagation in optical fibers using second order moments," Opt. Express 15, 10075-10090 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-16-10075


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