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Title: Effects of randomly varying birefringence on soliton interactions in optical fibers

Abstract

The effects of randomly varying birefringence on soliton interactions in optical fibers are studied. It is shown that for initial separations of less than 10 pulse widths, the phase-dependent short-range interaction dominates. For separations larger than 10 pulse widths, the soliton interacts through the dispersive radiation that they generate. This interaction is too weak to explain the phase-independent long-range soliton interaction observed experimentally.

Authors:
; ;  [1]
  1. Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland (USA)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5983484
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Optics Letters; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 16:22; Journal ID: ISSN 0146-9592
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; OPTICAL FIBERS; BIREFRINGENCE; SOLITONS; INTERACTIONS; NUMERICAL SOLUTION; OPTICAL DISPERSION; TIMING PROPERTIES; FIBERS; QUASI PARTICLES; REFRACTION; 440600* - Optical Instrumentation- (1990-)

Citation Formats

Wai, P K.A., Menyuk, C R, and Chen, H H. Effects of randomly varying birefringence on soliton interactions in optical fibers. United States: N. p., 1991. Web. doi:10.1364/OL.16.001735.
Wai, P K.A., Menyuk, C R, & Chen, H H. Effects of randomly varying birefringence on soliton interactions in optical fibers. United States. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.16.001735
Wai, P K.A., Menyuk, C R, and Chen, H H. Fri . "Effects of randomly varying birefringence on soliton interactions in optical fibers". United States. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.16.001735.
@article{osti_5983484,
title = {Effects of randomly varying birefringence on soliton interactions in optical fibers},
author = {Wai, P K.A. and Menyuk, C R and Chen, H H},
abstractNote = {The effects of randomly varying birefringence on soliton interactions in optical fibers are studied. It is shown that for initial separations of less than 10 pulse widths, the phase-dependent short-range interaction dominates. For separations larger than 10 pulse widths, the soliton interacts through the dispersive radiation that they generate. This interaction is too weak to explain the phase-independent long-range soliton interaction observed experimentally.},
doi = {10.1364/OL.16.001735},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/5983484}, journal = {Optics Letters; (United States)},
issn = {0146-9592},
number = ,
volume = 16:22,
place = {United States},
year = {1991},
month = {11}
}