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Title: Modulational instability in a fiber soliton ring laser induced by periodic dispersion variation
Authors: Tang, D. Y.
Man, W. S.
Tam, Hwa-yaw
Demokan, Suleyman
Subjects: Modulational instability
Dispersion fibers
Fiber solution laser
Optical communication technology
Issue Date: 6-Jan-2000
Publisher: American Physical Society
Source: Physical review A, atomic, molecular, and optical physics, Jan. 2000, v. 61, 023804, p. 1-5.
Abstract: Modulational instability with sideband generation is experimentally observed in a passively mode-locked fiber soliton ring laser. We show numerically that this modulational instability is induced by the periodic dispersion variation experienced by light circulating in the laser cavity. Modulational instability caused by cross-phase-modulation is also observed in the laser and confirmed numerically.
Rights: Physical Review A © 2000 American Physical Society. The Journal's web site is located at http://pra.aps.org/
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/375
ISSN: 1050-2947
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