Collision between a dark soliton and a linear wave in an optical fiber

T. Marest, C. Mas Arabí, M. Conforti, A. Mussot, C. Milián, D. V. Skryabin, A. Kudlinski

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Abstract

We report an experimental observation of the collision between a linear wave propagating in the anomalous dispersion region of an optical fiber and a dark soliton located in the normal dispersion region. This interaction results in the emission of a new frequency component whose wavelength can be predicted using phase-matching arguments. The measured efficiency of this process shows a strong dependency with the soliton grayness and the linear wave wavelength, and is in a good agreement with theory and numerical simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23480-23491
Number of pages12
JournalOptics Express
Volume26
Issue number18
Early online date28 Aug 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Sep 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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