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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1975–1977

Effect of third-order dispersion on dark solitons

Vsevolod V. Afanasjev, Yuri S. Kivshar, and Curtis R. Menyuk  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 24, pp. 1975-1977 (1996)

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Third-order dispersion has a detrimental effect on dark solitons, leading to resonant generation of growing soliton tails and soliton decay. This effect is shown to be much stronger than that for bright solitons.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 2, 1996
Published: December 15, 1996

Vsevolod V. Afanasjev, Curtis R. Menyuk, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Effect of third-order dispersion on dark solitons," Opt. Lett. 21, 1975-1977 (1996)

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