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crystal fibers," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 38, 927-933 (2002).

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couplers," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 694-696 (2010).

T. Uthayakumar, C. P. Jisha, K. Porsezian, V. C. Kuriakose, "Switching dynamics of a two-dimensional
nonlinear directional coupler in a photopolymer," J.
Opt. 12, 1-8 (2010).

B. Kalithasan, K. Nakkeeran, K. Porsezian, P. T. Dinda, N. Mariyappa, "Ultra-short pulse propagation
in birefringent fibers the projection operator method," J.
Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 10, 1-7 (2008).

A. B. Moubissi, K. Nakkeeran, P. T. Dinda, T. C. Kofane, "Non-lagrangian collective variable
approach for optical solitons in fibres," J.
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Commun. 260, 164-169 (2006).

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chalcogenide dual-core photonic crystal fiber coupler," Opt.
Commun. 251, 339-345 (2005).

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high coupling degree photonic crystal fibers," Opt.
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Commun. 283, 5000-5006 (2010).

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in a nonlinear photonic crystal fiber coupler," Opt.
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method to derive the pulse parameters equations for the nonlinear Schrödinger
equation," Opt. Commun. 244, 377-382 (2005).

M. Aliramezani, S. M. Nejad, "Numerical analysis and optimization
of a dual-concentric-core photonic crystal fiber for broadband dispersion
compensation," Opt. LaserTech. 42, 1209-1217 (2010).

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crystal fiber," Optik 121, 783-787 (2010).

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single-mode photonic crystal fiber double-core coupler," Optik 120, 490-496 (2009).

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pulse propagation in optical fibers," Phys.
Rev. A 27, 3135-3145 (1983).

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bullets from a collective variable approach," Phys.
Rev. E 79, 1-11 (2009).

P. K. A. Wai, K. Nakkeeran, "On the uniqueness of Gaussian
ansatz parameters equations: Generalized projection operator method," Phys. Lett. A 332, 239-243 (2004).

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supercontinuum generation with saturable nonlinear response," Phys. Rev. A 82, 1-6 (2010).

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