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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 14 — May. 10, 2010
  • pp: 2581–2587

Dark soliton array generation using fiber loop and ring resonators

Kathawut Kulsirirat, Wicharn Techitdheera, Jalil Ali, and Preccha P. Yupapin  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 14, pp. 2581-2587 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.49.002581


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Abstract

We propose a system that can be used to generate a dark soliton pulse array by using multidark soliton sources in the microring resonators and an optical multiplexer, where the different dark soliton center wavelengths can be generated. To verify the simulation results, the experimental setup was employed by using the Brillouin enhanced fiber laser in the fiber ring resonator (loop) system, where two different systems, called forward and backward schemes, were used to generate the dark soliton arrays. Three different center wavelengths of dark solitons were generated and seen to be in good agreement with the theoretical results.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 28, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 10, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 19, 2010
Published: May 4, 2010

Citation
Kathawut Kulsirirat, Wicharn Techitdheera, Jalil Ali, and Preccha P. Yupapin, "Dark soliton array generation using fiber loop and ring resonators," Appl. Opt. 49, 2581-2587 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-49-14-2581


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