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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 25 — Dec. 6, 2010
  • pp: 25993–25998

Cascaded interactions between Raman induced solitons and dispersive waves in photonic crystal fibers at the advanced stage of supercontinuum generation

Rodislav Driben, Fedor Mitschke, and Nickolai Zhavoronkov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 25, pp. 25993-25998 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.025993


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Abstract

The complex mechanism of multiple interactions between solitary and dispersive waves at the advanced stage of supercontinuum generation in photonic crystal fiber is studied in experiment and numerical simulations. Injection of high power negatively chirped pulses near zero dispersion frequency results in an effective soliton fission process with multiple interactions between red shifted Raman solitons and dispersive waves. These interactions may result in relative acceleration of solitons with further collisions between them of quasi-elastic or quasi-plastic kinds. In the spectral domain these processes result in enhancement of certain wavelength regions within the spectrum or development of a new significant band at the long wavelength side of the spectrum.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
(320.6629) Ultrafast optics : Supercontinuum generation

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 10, 2010
Revised Manuscript: October 2, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: October 18, 2010
Published: November 30, 2010

Citation
Rodislav Driben, Fedor Mitschke, and Nickolai Zhavoronkov, "Cascaded interactions between Raman induced solitons and dispersive waves in photonic crystal fibers at the advanced stage of supercontinuum generation," Opt. Express 18, 25993-25998 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-25-25993


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