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Published November 1, 1980 | public
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Role of intensity fluctuations in nonlinear pulse propagation


The effect of intensity fluctuations and the finite coherence time of the field on the propagation of nonlinear optical pulses is discussed. In particular, the statistical properties of the carrier are shown to affect the power level for soliton propagation.

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© Copyright 1980 Optical Society of America. Received June 18, 1980. This research was supported by the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research under grant no. AFOSR-77-3451.


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