OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 18, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 1993
  • pp: 802–804

Long-distance pulse propagation in nonlinear optical fibers by using periodically spaced parametric amplifiers

J. Nathan Kutz, William L. Kath, Ruo-Ding Li, and Prem Kumar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 10, pp. 802-804 (1993)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.18.000802


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (450 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We analyze pulse propagation in a nonlinear optical fiber in which linear loss in the fiber is balanced by a chain of periodically spaced, phase-sensitive, degenerate parametric amplifiers. Our analysis shows that no pulse evolution occurs over a soliton period owing to attenuation in the quadrature orthogonal to the amplified quadrature. Evidence is presented that indicates that stable pulse solutions exist on length scales much longer than the soliton period. These pulses are governed by a nonlinear fourth-order evolution equation, which describes the exponential decay of arbitrary initial pulses (within the stability regime) onto stable, steady-state, solitonlike pulses.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: December 8, 1992
Published: May 15, 1993

Citation
J. Nathan Kutz, William L. Kath, Ruo-Ding Li, and Prem Kumar, "Long-distance pulse propagation in nonlinear optical fibers by using periodically spaced parametric amplifiers," Opt. Lett. 18, 802-804 (1993)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-18-10-802


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. A. Hasegawa, Y. Kodama, Opt. Lett. 15, 1443 (1990); Phys. Rev. Lett. 66, 161 (1991). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. L. F. Mollenauer, S. G. Evangelides, H. A. Haus, J. Lightwave Technol. 9, 194 (1991). [CrossRef]
  3. Y. Kodama, A. Hasegawa, Opt. Lett. 17, 31 (1992); L. F. Mollenauer, E. Lichtman, G. T. Harvey, M. J. Neubelt, Electron. Lett. 28, 792 (1992). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. J. P. Gordon, H. A. Haus, Opt. Lett. 11, 665 (1986). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. H. Yuen, Opt. Lett. 17, 73 (1992). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. If the carrier frequency of the evolving signal pulses is ν0, then the pump pulses are at 2ν0.
  7. G. P. Agrawal, Nonlinear Fiber Optics (Academic, New York, 1989).
  8. J. Kevorklan, J. D. Cole, Perturbation Methods in Applied Mathematics (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1981), Chap. 3.
  9. M. Weinstein, SIAM J. Math. Anal. 16, 472 (1985). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited