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Real-Time Measurements of Ultrafast Spontaneous Modulation Instability in Optical Fiber

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics 2017
Subtitle of host publicationWaikoloa, Hawaii United States 17–21 July 2017
PublisherOptical Society of America
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-9600380-6-0
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventNonlinear Optics Meeting -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …


ConferenceNonlinear Optics Meeting
Period1/01/00 → …


We report on the real-time observation of highly-localized structures and rogue waves spontaneously emerging from noise during fiber propagation. Experimental results, obtained via a time-lens magnifier, are in good agreement with theory and numerical simulations.


  • Fiber optics, Ultrafast processes in fibers, Nonlinear optics

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Field of science, Statistics Finland