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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2006
  • pp: 3092–3094

Slowing down of solitons by intrapulse Raman scattering in fibers with frequency cutoff

Alexey V. Yulin and Dmitry V. Skryabin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 21, pp. 3092-3094 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.003092


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Abstract

A method for transforming fast solitons into slow ones in bandgap fibers is proposed. The approach is based on the deceleration of the solitons by intrapulse Raman scattering, which can be achieved for fiber modes having a cutoff frequency. We develop a comprehensive theory for the soliton slowdown and elucidate how the fiber losses introduce a fundamental minimum for the soliton velocity.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 15, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 10, 2006
Published: October 11, 2006

Citation
Alexey V. Yulin and Dmitry V. Skryabin, "Slowing down of solitons by intrapulse Raman scattering in fibers with frequency cutoff," Opt. Lett. 31, 3092-3094 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-21-3092


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