Cascaded higher-order soliton for non-adiabatic pulse compression

Qian Li, J. Nathan Kutz, Ping Kong Alexander Wai

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Non-adiabatic pulse compression of cascaded higher-order optical soliton is investigated. We demonstrate high degree compression of pulses with soliton orders N=2, 3, 4, and 5 in two or three nonlinear fibers with different second-order dispersion coefficients. Each fiber length is shorter than half of its soliton period. This compression technique has significant advantages over the widely reported adiabatic and higher-order soliton compression.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2180-2189
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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