# Instabilities, breathers and rogue waves in optics

@article{Dudley2014InstabilitiesBA, title={Instabilities, breathers and rogue waves in optics}, author={John M. Dudley and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Dias and Miro Erkintalo and Go{\"e}ry Genty}, journal={Nature Photonics}, year={2014}, volume={8}, pages={755-764} }

Curious wave phenomena that occur in optical fibres due to the interplay of instability and nonlinear effects are reviewed.

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