Physics and mathematics of dispersion-managed optical solitons

Turitsyn, Sergei K., Shapiro, Elena G., Medvedev, Sergei B., Fedoruk, Mikhail P. and Mezentsev, Vladimir K. (2003). Physics and mathematics of dispersion-managed optical solitons. Comptes Rendus: Physique, 4 (1), pp. 145-161.


We review the main physical and mathematical properties of dispersion-managed (DM) optical solitons. Theory of DM solitons can be presented at two levels of accuracy: first, simple, but nevertheless, quantitative models based on ordinary differential equations governing evolution of the soliton width and phase parameter (the so-called chirp); and second, a comprehensive path-average theory that is capable of describing in detail both the fine structure of DM soliton form and its evolution along the fiber line. An analogy between DM soliton and a macroscopic nonlinear quantum oscillator model is also discussed. © 2003 Académie des sciences/Éditions scientifiques et médicales Elsevier SAS. All rights reserved.

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Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
Uncontrolled Keywords: dispersion-management,fiber communications,optical soliton,Physics and Astronomy(all)
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Published Date: 2003-01
Authors: Turitsyn, Sergei K. ( 0000-0003-0101-3834)
Shapiro, Elena G.
Medvedev, Sergei B.
Fedoruk, Mikhail P.
Mezentsev, Vladimir K. ( 0000-0002-8415-1767)


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