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Stochastization of monochromatic wave propagation in an optical single-mode fiber
Author(s): Michael I. Rabinovich; Michael Sh. Tsimring
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Paper Abstract

The effect of the optical fiber inhomogeneities, giving rise to stochastization of the transmitted signal, is investigated in the canonical formulation. The nonlinear stage of the modulation instability of the pump wave in the three-wave approximation is considered. The analytical analysis of the equations for the wave amplitudes in the Hamiltonian form shows that a `stochastic layer', i.e. the region in which the phase trajectories behave chaotically, is formed in the phase space of a dynamic system even at a rather weak inhomogeneity of the fiber. The estimates indicate that the phenomenon under study is very likely to be observed in experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 June 1997
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3177, CIS Selected Papers Nonlinear Dynamics of Laser and Optical Systems, (10 June 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.276184
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Michael I. Rabinovich, Institute of Applied Physics (Russia)
Michael Sh. Tsimring, Institute of Applied Physics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3177:
CIS Selected Papers Nonlinear Dynamics of Laser and Optical Systems
Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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