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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2000
  • pp: 601–603

Shock-wave-assisted ultrafast soliton generation

Gilbert Boyer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 9, pp. 601-603 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.000601


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Abstract

It is predicted numerically that soliton generation by four-wave mixing when the central wavelength of the initial pulse is below the zero-dispersion point of a nonlinear waveguide can be significantly boosted by shock-wave formation that reduces the launching power and extends the efficiency of that process deep inside the normal-dispersion region. Experimental evidence of the validity of this prediction is provided by spectral phase and intensity measurement of the propagated bound-state pulse.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

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Gilbert Boyer, "Shock-wave-assisted ultrafast soliton generation," Opt. Lett. 25, 601-603 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-9-601


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