Soliton formation in passively mode-locked lasers is often accompanied with spectral sidebands. We find how the exact spectral shape of the sidebands affects the long range interaction between pulses in a fiber laser cavity.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
R. Weill, A. Rosen, M. Katz, A. Bekker, V. Smulakovsky, B. Levit, O. Gat, and B. Fischer, "Long Range Soliton Interaction Related to Sidebands Generation in Mode-Locked lasers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThQ5.
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