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Optical Engineering

New method of controlling the power of a Gaussian optical pulse through an electro-optic modulator and a nonlinear waveguide for generation of solitons
Author(s): Abhijit Sinha; Harihar Bhowmik; Puspendu Kuila; Sourangshu Mukhopadhyay
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Paper Abstract

Optical soliton propagation through an optical fiber is a well-established phenomenon in digital optical communication. This propagation can be exploited to secure many advantages in communication because of the unattenuated, unchirped, and undistorted Gaussian optical pulse propagated through the fiber. Here we propose a completely new scheme for controlling the power shape function of a Gaussian optical pulse propagated through an optical fiber in the form of soliton, leading to some new characteristics in connection with such propagation. To exploit this possibility an electro-optic modulator is used on the pulse before its introduction into the fiber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 2005
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 44(6) 065003 doi: 10.1117/1.1921207
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 44, Issue 6
Show Author Affiliations
Abhijit Sinha, Vidyasagar Univ. (India)
Harihar Bhowmik, Vidyasagar Univ. (India)
Puspendu Kuila, Vidyasagar Univ. (India)
Sourangshu Mukhopadhyay, Vidyasagar Univ. (India)

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