We show that modulation-type instability can occur in the normal dispersion regime of a dielectric medium for the case of a relaxing self-focusing nonlinearity. This instability leads to the generation of pulse trains with almost no pedestal when periodic boundary conditions are applied.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Applied Physics Letters|
|State||Published - 1991|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)