Shallow water rogue wavetrains in nonlinear optical fibers
Authors: Wabnitz S., Finot C., Fatome J., Millot G.
Autors Affiliation: Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell\’Informazione, Università Degli Studi di Brescia, via Branze 38, 25123, Brescia, Italy; Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne, UMR 6303 CNRS, Université de Bourgogne, 9 av. Alain Savary, 21078 Dijon, France
Abstract: In addition to deep-water rogue waves which develop from the modulation instability of an optical CW, wave propagation in optical fibers may also produce shallow water rogue waves. These extreme wave events are generated in the modulationally stable normal dispersion regime. A suitable phase or frequency modulation of a CW laser leads to chirp-free and flat-top pulses or flaticons which exhibit a stable self-similar evolution. Upon collision, flaticons at different carrier frequencies, which may also occur in wavelength division multiplexed transmission systems, merge into a single, high-intensity, temporally and spatially localized rogue pulse.
Journal/Review: PHYSICS LETTERS A
Volume: 377 (12) Pages from: 932 to: 939
More Information: This work was carried out with support from the Conseil Regional de Bourgogne, and the iXCore Foundation. The present research is supported in Brescia by Fondazione Cariplo , grant No. 2011-0395 .KeyWords: Fluid mechanics; Nonlinear optics; Optical fibers; Phase modulation; Rogue wavesDOI: 10.1016/j.physleta.2013.02.007Citations: 24data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2022-01-16References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here