Polarization symmetry breaking and pulse train generation from the modulation of light waves
Authors: Millot G., Seve E., Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Laboratoire de Physique, Faculté des Sciences Mirande, Université de Bourgogne, Avenue A. Savary, B.P. 400, Dijon, 21011, France
Abstract: The interplay of natural and self-induced birefringence leads to a nonlinear polarization symmetry breaking in the process of parametric four-photon scattering. The polarization instability was induced by mixing pump and probe light beams into an optical fiber, and the polarization dependent generation of ultrahigh repetition rate (200 GHz) solitonlike pulse trains was observed in the regime of normal group-velocity dispersion.
Journal/Review: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS
Volume: 79 (4) Pages from: 661 to: 664
KeyWords: Optical fibers; Birefringent fibers; InstabilityDOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.79.661Citations: 26data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2022-11-27References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here