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Title: Dynamics of gain-guided solitons in an all-normal-dispersion fiber laser
Authors: Zhao, L. M.
Tang, D. Y.
Zhang, H.
Cheng, T. H.
Tam, Hwa-yaw
Lu, Chao
Subjects: Dispersion (waves)
Gain control
Optical filters
Issue Date: 1-Jul-2007
Publisher: Optical Society of America
Source: Optics letters, 1 July 2007, v. 32, no. 13, p. 1806-1808.
Abstract: We report experimental and numerical results on the dynamics of gain-guided solitons in a passively mode-locked erbium-doped fiber laser made of purely normal dispersion fibers. We show that formation of the soliton in the laser is a result of mutual interaction and balance among the cavity transmission, fiber Kerr nonlinearity, gain saturation, and filtering over one cavity round trip.
Rights: © 2007 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.32.001806
ISSN: 0146-9592
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