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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1986
  • pp: 248–250

Effect of chirping on solution propagation in single-mode optical fibers

C. Desem and P. L. Chu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 11, Issue 4, pp. 248-250 (1986)

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The evolution of a linearly chirped pulse into a soliton is studied. Even under severe chirping, a soliton can be generated if the initial amplitude is high enough. However, the resulting soliton will always be broader than in the unchirped case.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 10, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: January 17, 1986
Published: April 1, 1986

C. Desem and P. L. Chu, "Effect of chirping on solution propagation in single-mode optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 11, 248-250 (1986)

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