Sunday, May 18

3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Chair: J. Nathan Kutz, Princeton University Superior B - Level C

Nonlinear Optics and Solitons I

3:00 Phase Dynamics in Optical Communications
Gregory G. Luther, University of Notre Dame and BRIMS, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, United Kingdom; Mark S. Alber, University of Notre Dame; Jerrold E. Marsden, California Institute of Technology; and Jonathan Robbins, BRIMS, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, United Kingdom and Bristol University, United Kingdom
3:20 Timing Jitter Reduction in a Fiber Laser Mode-Locked by an Input Bit Stream
Anne Niculae and William L. Kath, Northwestern University
3:40 Pulse Dynamics in Fiber Lasers
J. Nathan Kutz and Philip Holmes, Princeton University; Michael Weinstein, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and Keren Bergman, Princeton University
4:00 Optical Pulse Dynamics in Dispersion Managed Fibers
Tian-Shiang Yang and William L. Kath, Northwestern University
4:20 Switching-Induced Timing Jitter in Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirrors
Michael J. Mills and William L. Kath, Northwestern University
4:40 Nonlinear Polarization-Mode Dispersion in Optical Fibers with Randomly Varying Birefringence
William L. Kath, Northwestern University; P. K. A. Wai, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong; Curtis R. Menyuk and J. W. Zhang, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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