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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 1998
  • pp: 679–681

Direct measurement of self-phase shift due to fiber nonlinearity

C. X. Yu, M. Margalit, E. P. Ippen, and H. A. Haus  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 9, pp. 679-681 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.000679


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Abstract

We directly measure the time-independent nonlinear self-phase shift of a pulse after fiber propagation by spectral interferometry. Both the soliton and the nonsoliton case were studied. We verify numerically that the measured phase shift approximates this time-independent phase well.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses

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C. X. Yu, M. Margalit, E. P. Ippen, and H. A. Haus, "Direct measurement of self-phase shift due to fiber nonlinearity," Opt. Lett. 23, 679-681 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-9-679


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