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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2006
  • pp: 3309–3311

Spectral-discrete solitons and localization in frequency space

A. V. Gorbach and D. V. Skryabin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 22, pp. 3309-3311 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.003309


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Abstract

We report families of discrete optical solitons in frequency space, or spectral-discrete solitons existing in a dispersive Raman medium, where individual sidebands are coupled by coherence. The associated time-domain patterns correspond either to trains of ultrashort pulses or to weakly modulated waves. We describe the physics behind the spectral localization and study soliton bifurcations, stability, and dynamics.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 13, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 11, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 14, 2006
Published: October 26, 2006

Citation
A. V. Gorbach and D. V. Skryabin, "Spectral-discrete solitons and localization in frequency space," Opt. Lett. 31, 3309-3311 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-22-3309


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