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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 12 — Jun. 17, 2013
  • pp: 14481–14486

Soliton interaction mediated by cascaded four wave mixing with dispersive waves

A. V. Yulin, R. Driben, B. A. Malomed, and D. V. Skryabin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 12, pp. 14481-14486 (2013)

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We demonstrate that trapping of dispersive waves between two optical solitons takes place when resonant scattering of the waves on the solitons leads to nearly perfect reflections. The momentum transfer from the radiation to solitons results in their mutual attraction and a subsequent collision. The spectrum of the trapped radiation can either expand or shrink in the course of the propagation, which is controlled by arranging either collision or separation of the solitons.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.4223) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear wave mixing
(320.6629) Ultrafast optics : Supercontinuum generation

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: May 9, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 24, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 24, 2013
Published: June 10, 2013

A. V. Yulin, R. Driben, B. A. Malomed, and D. V. Skryabin, "Soliton interaction mediated by cascaded four wave mixing with dispersive waves," Opt. Express 21, 14481-14486 (2013)

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