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Title: Coexistence of polarization-locked and polarization-rotating vector solitons in a fiber laser with SESAM
Authors: Zhao, L. M.
Tang, D. Y.
Wu, X.
Zhang, H.
Tam, Hwa-yaw
Subjects: Fluorine containing polymers
Semiconductor lasers
Issue Date: 15-Oct-2009
Publisher: Optical Society of America
Source: Optics letters, 15 Oct. 2009, v. 34, no. 20, p. 3059-3061.
Abstract: We report the experimental observation of the coexistence of polarization-locked vector solitons (PLVSs) and polarization-rotating vector solitons (PRVSs) in a fiber laser mode locked with a semiconductor saturable absorber mirror. It was found experimentally that interaction between the PLVSs in a fiber laser could lead to formation of bound states of PRVSs. Moreover, the bound PRVSs as a unit have the same group velocity as that of the PLVSs in the cavity.
Rights: © 2009 Optical Society of America. This paper was published in Optics Letters and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
DOI: 10.1364/OL.34.003059
ISSN: 0146-9592
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