Theory of lossless propagation of simultaneous different-wavelength optical pulses

  • Konopnicki M
  • Drummond P
  • Eberly J
  • 4

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • 49

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

Propagation of short different-wavelength optical pulses in many-level absorbers is studied. New analytic solutions to the appropriate Maxwell-Bloch equations having the form of simultaneous different-wavelength optical solitons, so called simulton solutions, have been found. In order for simulton propagation to occur, both the pulses and the medium have to be initially prepared in a manner determined by the medium's physical parameters. The analytic findings are extended with the use of numerical modelling. © 1981.

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Authors

  • M. J. Konopnicki

  • P. D. Drummond

  • J. H. Eberly

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free