Solitons in optical fibres are important in the generation of supercontinuum light. An understanding of the diverse physics that is involved when intense optical pulses propagate along nonlinear fibres will enable the engineering of broad-wavelength sources for a wide range of applications.
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Frosz, M., Andersen, P. Can pulse broadening be stopped?. Nature Photon 1, 611–612 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2007.210
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