We study analytically and numerically the interaction of adjacent solitons under the influence of a phase modulator. Above a critical value, a bifurcation takes place and the interaction-free lengths are considerably increased.
© 1994 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: August 9, 1993
Published: January 1, 1994
N. J. Smith, K. J. Blow, K. Smith, and W. J. Firth, "Suppression of soliton interactions by periodic phase modulation," Opt. Lett. 19, 16-18 (1994)