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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2008
  • pp: 678–680

Efficient method for launching in-gap solitons in fiber Bragg gratings using a two-segment apodization profile

Amir Rosenthal and Moshe Horowitz  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 7, pp. 678-680 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.000678


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Abstract

We theoretically demonstrate what is a new method for efficient launching of in-gap solitons in fiber Bragg gratings. The method is based on generating a soliton outside the grating bandgap. Then, the soliton is adiabatically coupled into the bandgap by using its particlelike behavior. We compare our method to a previously published launching scheme that is based on generating the soliton directly within the grating bandgap. When using low-intensity incident pulses, the transmission efficiency of our method is three times higher than that of the previously published scheme.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 18, 2007
Revised Manuscript: October 18, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: October 19, 2007
Published: March 27, 2008

Citation
Amir Rosenthal and Moshe Horowitz, "Efficient method for launching in-gap solitons in fiber Bragg gratings using a two-segment apodization profile," Opt. Lett. 33, 678-680 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-7-678

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