A new method of controlling optical solitons by means of light wave(s) in fibers is presented. By a proper choice of light wave(s), parametric four-wave mixing can control the soliton shape as well as the soliton parameters (amplitude, frequency, velocity, and position).
© 1995 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: August 29, 1994
Published: April 15, 1995
V. S. Grigoryan, A. Hasegawa, and A. Maruta, "Control of optical solitons by light waves," Opt. Lett. 20, 857-859 (1995)