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Opt Express. 2009 Feb 2;17(3):1502-7.

Blue solitary waves from infrared continuous wave pumping of optical fibers.

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  • 1Physics Department, Imperial College, London, UK. john.travers@imperial.ac.uk

Abstract

Modulation instability of a continuous infrared wave leading to red-shifting solitons and blue-shifting dispersive waves and then subsequent soliton trapping is shown to enable the generation of blue solitary waves in optical fibers. The physical mechanism is described in the context of continuous wave supercontinuum generation leading to a spectrum which spans the visible and near infrared within practical experimental conditions.

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