Real-Time Measurements of Ultrafast Spontaneous Modulation Instability in Optical Fiber

Benjamin Wetzel, Mikko Närhi, Cyril Billet, Jean-Marc Merolla, Shanti Toenger, Thibaut Sylvestre, Roberto Morandotti, Goery Genty, Frederic Dias, John M. Dudley

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    We report on the real-time observation of highly-localized structures and rogue waves spontaneously emerging from noise during fiber propagation. Experimental results, obtained via a time-lens magnifier, are in good agreement with theory and numerical simulations.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics 2017
    Subtitle of host publicationWaikoloa, Hawaii United States 17–21 July 2017
    PublisherOptical Society of America
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Electronic)978-0-9600380-6-0
    Publication statusPublished - 2017
    Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    EventNonlinear Optics Meeting -
    Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …


    ConferenceNonlinear Optics Meeting
    Period1/01/00 → …


    • Fiber optics
    • Ultrafast processes in fibers
    • Nonlinear optics

    Publication forum classification

    • Publication forum level 1

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