Generalized description of spectral incoherent solitons

Abstract : Spectral incoherent solitons (SIS) refer to an incoherent solitonic structure that only can be identified in the frequency domain and which is sustained by noninstantaneous Raman-like nonlinearities. We provide a generalized formulation of SIS by considering the generalized nonlinear Schrödinger equation. We show that nonlinear dispersive effects (e.g., self-steepening) dramatically affect the structure of SIS, in particular by significantly decelerating their spectral velocity in frequency space. The wave turbulence description of the problem reveals an underlying self-organization process: the soliton trajectory in frequency space is selected in such a way that it allows the system to self-organize into a stationary SIS state.
Keywords : statistical optics
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Gang Xu, Josselin Garnier, Matteo Conforti, Antonio Picozzi. Generalized description of spectral incoherent solitons. Optics Letters, Optical Society of America, 2014, 39 (14), pp.4192-4195. 〈10.1364/OL.39.004192〉. 〈hal-01108784〉



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