1 September 1991 Intrapulse stimulated Raman scattering and ultrashort solitons in optical fibers
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Proceedings Volume 1497, Nonlinear Optics and Materials; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.46775
Event: Southcentral '91 (Dallas), 1991, Dallas, TX, United States
Abstract
Intrapulse stimulated Raman scattering (ISRS) is an important physical phenomenon responsible for the self-induced frequency shift of solitons in optical fibers. ISRS is generally treated as a perturbation term in the nonlinear Schrodinger equation, an approximation that breaks down for ultrashort optical pulses. The authors obtain the solitary-wave solutions of the nonlinear Schrodinger equation by including both ISRS and self-steepening. These solutions do not correspond to optical pulses but represent optical fronts or optical shocks. The properties of ISRS-supported optical shocks are discussed in detail.
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Clifford Headley, Clifford Headley, Govind P. Agrawal, Govind P. Agrawal, A. C. Reardon, A. C. Reardon, } "Intrapulse stimulated Raman scattering and ultrashort solitons in optical fibers", Proc. SPIE 1497, Nonlinear Optics and Materials, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46775; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.46775
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