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Photonconserving generalized nonlinear Schrödinger equation for frequencydependent nonlinearities
(2020)"Pulse propagation in nonlinear waveguides is most frequently modeled by resorting to the generalized nonlinear Schrödinger equation (GNLSE). In recent times, exciting new materials with peculiar nonlinear properties, such ... 
A higherorder perturbation analysis of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation
(201906)"A wellknown and thoroughly studied phenomenon in nonlinear wave propagation is that of modulation instability (MI). MI is usually approached as a perturbation to a pump, and its analysis is based on preserving only terms ... 
Tunable Raman gain in midIR waveguides
(2018)"By means of theoretical analysis and numerical simulations, we show a tunable Raman gain which may find applications in a variety of fields, ranging from midIR fiber Raman lasers and supercontinuum generation to ... 
Simple method for estimating the fractional Raman contribution
(2019)"We propose a novel and simple method for estimating the fractional Raman contribution, fR, based on an analysis of a full model of modulation instability (MI) in waveguides. An analytical expression relating fR to the MI ... 
A higherorder perturbation analysis of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation
(2019)"A wellknown and thoroughly studied phenomenon in nonlinear wave propagation is that of modulation instability (MI). MI is usually approached as a perturbation to a pump, and its analysis is based on preserving only terms ... 
On the application of a diffusive memristor compact model to neuromorphic circuits
(2019)"Memristive devices have found application in both random access memory and neuromorphic circuits. In particular, it is known that their behavior resembles that of neuronal synapses. However, it is not simple to come by ... 
Permutation entropy based time series analysis: equalities in the input signal can lead to false conclusions
(201706)"A symbolic encoding scheme, based on the ordinal relation between the amplitude of neighboring values of a given data sequence, should be implemented before estimating the permutation entropy. Consequently, equalities in ... 
A simple and fast representation space for classifying complex time series
(201703)"In the context of time series analysis considerable effort has been directed towards the implementation of efficient discriminating statistical quantifiers. Very recently, a simple and fast representation space has been ... 
Evaluation of the status of rotary machines by time causal information theory quantifiers
(201703)"In this paper several causal Information Theory quantifiers, i.e. Shannon entropy, statistical complexity and Fisher information using the Bandt and Pompe permutation probability distribution, measure are applied to ... 
Characteristics and stability of soliton crystals in optical fibres for the purpose of optical frequency comb generation
(201706)"We study the properties of a soliton crystal, a bound state of several optical pulses that propagate with a fixed temporal separation through the optical fibres of the proposed approach for generation of optical frequency ... 
Clogging transition of vibrationdriven vehicles passing through constrictions
(201712)"We report experimental results on the competitive passage of elongated selfpropelled vehicles rushing through a constriction. For the chosen experimental conditions, we observe the emergence of intermittencies similar ... 
Simulating competitive egress of noncircular pedestrians
(201704)"We present a numerical framework to simulate pedestrian dynamics in highly competitive conditions by means of a forcebased model implemented with spherocylindrical particles instead of the traditional, symmetric disks. ... 
Model selection: Using information measures from ordinal symbolic analysis to select model subgridscale parameterizations
(2017)"The use of information measures for model selection in geophysical models with subgrid parameterizations is examined. Although the resolved dynamical equations of atmospheric or oceanic global numerical models are well ... 
Antistokes Raman gain enabled by modulation instability in midIR waveguides
(201811)"The inclusion of selfsteepening in the linear stability analysis of modulation instability (MI) leads to a power cutoff above which the MI gain vanishes. Under these conditions, MI in midIR waveguides is shown to give ... 
Characterization of autoregressive processes using entropic quantifiers
(201801)"The aim of the contribution is to introduce a novel information plane, the causalamplitude informational plane. As previous works seems to indicate, Bandt and Pompe methodology for estimating entropy does not allow to ... 
Influence of bottleneck lengths and position on simulated pedestrian egress
(201701)"In this paper, the problem of pedestrian egress under di erent geometries is studied by means of two numerical models. The length of the bottleneck after the exit and the distance of the exit to the lateral wall of a ... 
Active particles with desired orientation flowing through a bottleneck
(201812)"We report extensive numerical simulations of the flow of anisotropic selfpropelled particles through a constriction. In particular, we explore the role of the particles’ desired orientation with respect to the moving ... 
Redefining the role of obstacles in pedestrian evacuation
(2018)"The placement of obstacles in front of doors is believed to be an effective strategy to increase the flow of pedestrians, hence improving the evacuation process. Since it was first suggested, this counterintuitive feature ... 
Performance of nonfibre based dispersion compensation for longhaul 10.7 Gbit/s DWDM transmission
(2004)"Nonfibre based inline dispersion compensation is employed to achieve longhaul transmission of 80 channels at 10.7 Gbit=s bit rate over 1200 km of LEAF fibre. Average system margins of more than 4 dB and small transmission ... 
Impact of DCF properties on system design
(2006)"The dispersioncompensating ﬁber is an important optical element of current and future optical networks. In this paper, we review the impact that various properties of dispersioncompensating ﬁbers has on the performance ...