Third-order dispersion has a detrimental effect on dark solitons, leading to resonant generation of growing soliton tails and soliton decay. This effect is shown to be much stronger than that for bright solitons.
© 1996 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: August 2, 1996
Published: December 15, 1996
Vsevolod V. Afanasjev, Curtis R. Menyuk, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Effect of third-order dispersion on dark solitons," Opt. Lett. 21, 1975-1977 (1996)