We investigate quantum fluctuations in coherent solitons propagating in a dispersive nonlinear waveguide. Optimal squeezing or noise reduction occurs for a local oscillator width near the soliton width in time, i.e., the quantum fluctuations are localized.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 7, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: January 17, 1989
Published: April 1, 1989
P. D. Drummond, S. J. Carter, and R. M. Shelby, "Time dependence of quantum fluctuations in solitons," Opt. Lett. 14, 373-375 (1989)