We show that an optical pulse can propagate undistorted as a bright solitary wave in the normal dispersion regime when it couples through cross-phase modulation to a dark pulse in the anomalous dispersion regime.
© 1988 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: May 25, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: July 21, 1988
Published: October 1, 1988
S. Trillo, E. M. Wright, G. I. Stegeman, and S. Wabnitz, "Optical solitary waves induced by cross-phase modulation," Opt. Lett. 13, 871-873 (1988)