1 August 1990 Generation of solitons, periodic pulsing and nonlinearities
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Proceedings Volume 1268, Applications of Ultrashort Laser Pulses in Science and Technology; (1990) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.20325
Event: The International Congress on Optical Science and Engineering, 1990, The Hague, Netherlands
We report the generation of a variety of periodically modulated pulse trains in the CPM dye laser. These pulses are reminiscent of high-order solitons. We have identified the nonlinearity which prevents the formation of pulses which are solutions of the nonlinear Schrodinger's equation. A modification of the laser cavity removes this nonlinearity and true N = 2 solitons have been generated.
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Philippe M. Fauchet, Philippe M. Fauchet, William L. Nighan, William L. Nighan, Ting Gong, Ting Gong, } "Generation of solitons, periodic pulsing and nonlinearities", Proc. SPIE 1268, Applications of Ultrashort Laser Pulses in Science and Technology, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20325; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.20325


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