# Soliton-induced relativistic-scattering and amplification

@article{Rubino2012SolitoninducedRA, title={Soliton-induced relativistic-scattering and amplification}, author={Eleonora Rubino and Antonio Lotti and Francesco Belgiorno and Sergio Luigi Cacciatori and Arnaud Couairon and Ulf Leonhardt and Daniele Faccio}, journal={Scientific Reports}, year={2012}, volume={2} }

Solitons are of fundamental importance in photonics due to applications in optical data transmission and also as a tool for investigating novel phenomena ranging from light generation at new frequencies and wave-trapping to rogue waves. Solitons are also moving scatterers: they generate refractive index perturbations moving at the speed of light. Here we found that such perturbations scatter light in an unusual way: they amplify light by the mixing of positive and negative frequencies, as we…

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