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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2014
  • pp: 4490–4493

Experimental dynamics of Akhmediev breathers in a dispersion varying optical fiber

A. Bendahmane, A. Mussot, P. Szriftgiser, O. Zerkak, G. Genty, J. M. Dudley, and A. Kudlinski  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 15, pp. 4490-4493 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.004490


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Abstract

We investigate experimentally the dynamics of Akhmediev breathers in an optical fiber with a longitudinally tailored dispersion that allows to nearly freeze the breather evolution near their point of maximal compression. Our results are in good agreement with numerical simulations.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 9, 2014
Revised Manuscript: June 16, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 24, 2014
Published: July 25, 2014

Citation
A. Bendahmane, A. Mussot, P. Szriftgiser, O. Zerkak, G. Genty, J. M. Dudley, and A. Kudlinski, "Experimental dynamics of Akhmediev breathers in a dispersion varying optical fiber," Opt. Lett. 39, 4490-4493 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-15-4490


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