Compression of bright optical pulses by dark solitons

R. Jin, M. Liang, G. Khitrova, H. M. Gibbs, N. Peyghambarian

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We show that bright optical pulses can be compressed in the wavelength region of normal group-velocity dispersion by using dark optical solitons. Various cases of the pulse compression are studied numerically for dark soliton pulses with a background of finite temporal duration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)494-496
Number of pages3
JournalOptics letters
Issue number7
StatePublished - Apr 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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