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  • Vol. 34, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2009
  • pp: 2096–2098

Continuum generation by dark solitons

C. Milián, D. V. Skryabin, and A. Ferrando  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 14, pp. 2096-2098 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.002096


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Abstract

We demonstrate that the dark soliton trains in optical fibers with a zero of the group-velocity dispersion can generate broad spectral distribution (continuum) associated with the resonant dispersive radiation emitted by solitons. This radiation is either enhanced or suppressed by the Raman scattering depending on the sign of the third-order dispersion.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.4223) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear wave mixing

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 8, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 27, 2009
Published: July 7, 2009

Citation
C. Milián, D. V. Skryabin, and A. Ferrando, "Continuum generation by dark solitons," Opt. Lett. 34, 2096-2098 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-14-2096


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