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V. V. Kozlov and E. E. Fradkin, “Theory of mode synchronization with coherent absorber—generation of soliton-like 2π pulses,” Sov. Phys. JETP 80, 32–40 (1995).

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J. M. Fini, P. L. Hagelstein, and H. A. Haus, “Agreement of stochastic soliton formalism with second-quantized and configuration-space models,” Phys. Rev. A 57, 4842–4853 (1998).

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J. M. Fini, P. L. Hagelstein, and H. A. Haus, “Agreement of stochastic soliton formalism with second-quantized and configuration-space models,” Phys. Rev. A 57, 4842–4853 (1998).

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H. A. Haus, “Physical interpretation of inverse scattering formalism applied to self-induced transparency,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 51, 331–339 (1979).

M. Hillery and L. Mlodinow, “Quantized fields in a nonlinear dielectric medium: a microscopic approach,” Phys. Rev. A 55, 678–689 (1997).

K. Watanabe, H. Nakano, A. Honold, and Y. Yamamoto, “Optical nonlinearities of excitonic self-induced transparency solitons—toward ultimate realization of squeezed states and quantum nondemolition measurements,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 2257–2260 (1989).

B. Huttner and S. M. Barnett, “Quantization of the electromagnetic field in dielectric,” Phys. Rev. A 46, 4306–4322 (1992).

Y. S. Kivshar and B. A. Malomed, “Dynamics of solitons in nearly integrable systems,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 61, 763–915 (1989), and references therein.

K. P. Komarov and V. D. Ugozhaev, “Steady state 2π pulses under passive laser mode-locking,” Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 14, 787–792 (1984).

A. B. Matsko, V. V. Kozlov, and M. O. Scully, “Backaction cancellation in quantum nondemolition measurement of optical solitons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3244–3247 (1999).

V. V. Kozlov, “Self-induced transparency soliton laser via coherent mode locking,” Phys. Rev. A 56, 1607–1612 (1997).

V. V. Kozlov and E. E. Fradkin, “Theory of mode synchronization with coherent absorber—generation of soliton-like 2π pulses,” Sov. Phys. JETP 80, 32–40 (1995).

Y. S. Kivshar and B. A. Malomed, “Dynamics of solitons in nearly integrable systems,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 61, 763–915 (1989), and references therein.

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M. Hillery and L. Mlodinow, “Quantized fields in a nonlinear dielectric medium: a microscopic approach,” Phys. Rev. A 55, 678–689 (1997).

K. Watanabe, H. Nakano, A. Honold, and Y. Yamamoto, “Optical nonlinearities of excitonic self-induced transparency solitons—toward ultimate realization of squeezed states and quantum nondemolition measurements,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 2257–2260 (1989).

A. B. Matsko, V. V. Kozlov, and M. O. Scully, “Backaction cancellation in quantum nondemolition measurement of optical solitons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3244–3247 (1999).

K. P. Komarov and V. D. Ugozhaev, “Steady state 2π pulses under passive laser mode-locking,” Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 14, 787–792 (1984).

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K. Watanabe, H. Nakano, A. Honold, and Y. Yamamoto, “Optical nonlinearities of excitonic self-induced transparency solitons—toward ultimate realization of squeezed states and quantum nondemolition measurements,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 2257–2260 (1989).

J. M. Fini, P. L. Hagelstein, and H. A. Haus, “Agreement of stochastic soliton formalism with second-quantized and configuration-space models,” Phys. Rev. A 57, 4842–4853 (1998).

P. D. Drummond, C. W. Gardiner, and D. F. Walls, “Quasiprobability methods for nonlinear chemical and optical systems,” Phys. Rev. A 24, 914–926 (1981).

Y. Lai and H. A. Haus, “Quantum theory of self-induced transparency solitons—a linearized approach,” Phys. Rev. A 42, 2925–2934 (1990).

V. V. Kozlov, “Self-induced transparency soliton laser via coherent mode locking,” Phys. Rev. A 56, 1607–1612 (1997).

B. Huttner and S. M. Barnett, “Quantization of the electromagnetic field in dielectric,” Phys. Rev. A 46, 4306–4322 (1992).

M. Hillery and L. Mlodinow, “Quantized fields in a nonlinear dielectric medium: a microscopic approach,” Phys. Rev. A 55, 678–689 (1997).

K. Watanabe, H. Nakano, A. Honold, and Y. Yamamoto, “Optical nonlinearities of excitonic self-induced transparency solitons—toward ultimate realization of squeezed states and quantum nondemolition measurements,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 2257–2260 (1989).

A. B. Matsko, V. V. Kozlov, and M. O. Scully, “Backaction cancellation in quantum nondemolition measurement of optical solitons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3244–3247 (1999).

H. A. Haus, “Physical interpretation of inverse scattering formalism applied to self-induced transparency,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 51, 331–339 (1979).

Y. S. Kivshar and B. A. Malomed, “Dynamics of solitons in nearly integrable systems,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 61, 763–915 (1989), and references therein.

K. P. Komarov and V. D. Ugozhaev, “Steady state 2π pulses under passive laser mode-locking,” Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 14, 787–792 (1984).

V. V. Kozlov and E. E. Fradkin, “Theory of mode synchronization with coherent absorber—generation of soliton-like 2π pulses,” Sov. Phys. JETP 80, 32–40 (1995).

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