Weak-pulse-activated coherent soliton switching in nonlinear couplers
Authors: Trillo S., Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Via Baldassarre Castiglione, 59, Rome, 00142, Italy
Abstract: An optical-fiber nonlinear coupler may permit all-optical switching of a soliton pulse by a much weaker control pulse. The sharp switching characteristics of the entire soliton energy that are obtained by varying the peak power or the phase of the weak pulse do not critically depend on the exact values of the soliton power or relative phase.
Journal/Review: OPTICS LETTERS
Volume: 16 (1) Pages from: 1 to: 3
KeyWords: Birefringent fibers; Instabilities; Transmission; LogicDOI: 10.1364/OL.16.000001Citations: 32data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-09-24References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here