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Solitons in an extended nonlinear Schrodinger equation with pseudo stimulated scattering and inhomogeneous cubic nonlinearity

Radiophysics and Quantum Electronics. 2015. Vol. 58. No. 3. P. 209-215.

Evolution of solitons is addressed in the framework of an extended nonlinear Schrödinger equation (NLSE), including a pseudo-stimulated-Raman-scattering (pseudo-SRS) term, i.e., a spatial-domain counterpart of the SRS term which is well known as an ingredient of the temporal-domain NLSE in optics. In the present context, it is induced by the underlying interaction of the high-frequency envelope wave with a damped low-frequency wave mode. Also included is spatial inhomogeneity of self-phase modulation (SPM). It is shown that the wavenumber downshift of solitons, caused by the pseudo-SRS, may be compensated by an upshift provided by the increasing SPM coefficient. An analytical solution for solitons is obtained in an approximate form. Analytical and numerical results agree well