Generation of pulse trains in the normal dispersion regime of a dielectric medium with a relaxing nonlinearity

Jose M. Soto-Crespo, Ewan M. Wright

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Abstract

We show that modulation-type instability can occur in the normal dispersion regime of a dielectric medium for the case of a relaxing self-focusing nonlinearity. This instability leads to the generation of pulse trains with almost no pedestal when periodic boundary conditions are applied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2489-2491
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume59
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - 1991

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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