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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1998
  • pp: 1674–1676

Dispersion-managed solitons in the normal dispersion regime: a physical interpretation

J. H. B. Nijhof, W. Forysiak, and N. J. Doran  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 21, pp. 1674-1676 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.001674


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Abstract

We present an analytic description of dispersion-managed soliton propagation based on split-step and variational models. Using these models, we derive the threshold map strength for the existence of dispersion-managed solitons in the normal dispersion regime and obtain a bound on the maximum normal average dispersion.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

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J. H. B. Nijhof, W. Forysiak, and N. J. Doran, "Dispersion-managed solitons in the normal dispersion regime: a physical interpretation," Opt. Lett. 23, 1674-1676 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-21-1674


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