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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2014
  • pp: 2175–2178

Breathing solitary-pulse pairs in a linearly coupled system

Brenda Dana, Boris A. Malomed, and Alon Bahabad  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 7, pp. 2175-2178 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.002175


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Abstract

It is shown that pairs of solitary pulses (SPs) in a linearly coupled system with opposite group velocity dispersions form robust breathing bound states. The system can be realized by temporal-modulation coupling of SPs with different carrier frequencies propagating in the same medium, or by coupling of SPs in a dual-core waveguide. Broad SP pairs are produced in a virtually exact form by means of the variational approximation. Strong nonlinearity tends to destroy the periodic evolution of the SP pairs.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 23, 2014
Revised Manuscript: February 13, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: February 17, 2014
Published: March 31, 2014

Citation
Brenda Dana, Boris A. Malomed, and Alon Bahabad, "Breathing solitary-pulse pairs in a linearly coupled system," Opt. Lett. 39, 2175-2178 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-7-2175


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