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Soliton Management in Periodic Systems

Publish Date: 2006

ISBN: 978-0-387-29334-9

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This book provides a unique and informative account of the state-of-the-art in the field. The volume opens with a review of the existence of robust solitary pulses in systems built as a periodic concatenation of very different elements. Among the most famous examples of this type of systems are the dispersion management in fiber-optic telecommunication links, and (more recently) photonic crystals. A number of other systems belonging to the same broad class of spatially periodic strongly inhomogeneous media (such as the split-step and tandem models) have recently been identified in nonlinear optics, and transmission of solitary pulses in them was investigated in detail.

Subject: Physics and Astronomy, Dispersion, Transmission, optics, photonics, telecommunications