Scaling properties of pure-quartic solitons

Andrea Blanco-Redondo, Chih Wei Lo, Alessio Stefani, Benjamin Eggleton, C. Martijn De Sterke

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We demonstrate, by experiments and analytical developments, that the recently discovered pure-quartic solitons significantly outperform conventional solitons for high-energy ultrafast pulses. This is due to the favorable scaling of their energy and their Kelly sidebands.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Nonlinear Optics 2017
Number of pages2
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication date2017
Article numberNTu1B.6
ISBN (Print)978-0-9600380-6-0
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventNonlinear Optics 2017 - Waikoloa, United States
Duration: 17 Jul 201721 Jul 2017


ConferenceNonlinear Optics 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States

Bibliographical note

From the session: Solitons and Nonlinear Waves (NTu1B)


  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Kelly sidebands
  • Scaling properties
  • Ultrafast pulse
  • Solitons


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