Pulse transition to similaritons in normally dispersive fibre amplifiers

Kamal Hammani, Sonia Boscolo, Christophe Finot

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A detailed experimental characterization of the transition process of an initially Gaussian pulse to the asymptotic self-similar parabolic solution in optical fibre amplifiers operating in the normal dispersion regime is performed.
Original languageEnglish
Article number025202
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Optics
Issue number2
Early online date20 Dec 2012
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2013

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This is an author-created, un-copyedited version of an article accepted for publication in Journal of optics. IOP Publishing Ltd is not responsible for any errors or omissions in this version of the manuscript or any version derived from it. The Version of Record is available online at 0.1088/2040-8978/15/2/025202


  • parabolic pulse
  • similariton
  • optical fibre amplifier


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