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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 22 — Oct. 22, 2012
  • pp: 24288–24294

Raman-induced polarization stabilization of vector solitons in circularly birefringent fibers

N. Korneev, E.A. Kuzin, B. A. Villagomez-Bernabe, O. Pottiez, B. Ibarra-Escamilla, A. González-García, and M. Durán-Sánchez  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 22, pp. 24288-24294 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.024288


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Abstract

Vector soliton propagation in circularly birefringent fibers was studied by perturbation analysis and numerically. The results show that in presence of both Raman self-frequency shift and group velocity difference between circularly polarized components the Raman cross–polarization term causes an energy transfer from the slower to the faster circular component of vector solitons. This effect leads to polarization stabilization of circularly polarized vector solitons.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: August 28, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 1, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 2, 2012
Published: October 9, 2012

Citation
N. Korneev, E.A. Kuzin, B. A. Villagomez-Bernabe, O. Pottiez, B. Ibarra-Escamilla, A. González-García, and M. Durán-Sánchez, "Raman-induced polarization stabilization of vector solitons in circularly birefringent fibers," Opt. Express 20, 24288-24294 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-22-24288


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