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NONLINEAR PULSE PROPAGATION IN A WEAKLY BIREFRINGENT OPTICAL FIBER PART 1: DERIVATION OF COUPLED NONLINEAR SCHRODINGER EQUATIONS (CNLSE)

By N. Kalyanasundaram and P. Muthuchidambaranathan

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Abstract:
A systematic derivation of the Coupled Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations (CNLSE) governing nonlinear pulse propagation in a weakly birefringent monomode optical fiber based on a multiple-scale perturbation solution of the semilinear vector wave equation for the electric field in a (randomly) birefringent fiber medium is presented. The analysis of the nonlinear propagation characteristics of optical pulses based on a numerical solution of the CNLSE is deferred to the second part of this contribution.

Citation:
N. Kalyanasundaram and P. Muthuchidambaranathan, "Nonlinear Pulse Propagation in a Weakly Birefringent Optical Fiber Part 1: Derivation of Coupled Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations (Cnlse)," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 19, 205-231, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIERB09110602

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