Chiral polarization solitons in elliptically birefringent spun optical fibers

Year: 2009

Authors: Wabnitz S.

Autors Affiliation: Dipartimento di Elettronica per l\’Automazione, Università di Brescia, Via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy

Abstract: We obtain stable kink soliton solutions describing the nonlinear polarization evolution of counterpropagating optical beams in spun high-birefringence optical fibers. Applications to nonlinear polarizers for continuous waves are described.

Journal/Review: OPTICS LETTERS

Volume: 34 (7)      Pages from: 908  to: 910

KeyWords: Birefringence; Optical fibers; Polarization; Solitons; Spinning (fibers), Continuous Wave; Counterpropagating; High birefringence; Kink solitons; Nonlinear polarization evolution; Optical beams, Nonlinear optics
DOI: 10.1364/OL.34.000908

Citations: 17
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