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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1995
  • pp: 2502–2507

Robust operation of a dual-core fiber ring laser

Yunje Oh, S. L. Doty, J. W. Haus, and R. L. Fork  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 12, Issue 12, pp. 2502-2507 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.12.002502


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Abstract

A passively mode-locked dual-core fiber ring laser, similar to that first proposed by Winful and Walton [ Opt. Lett. 17, 1688 ( 1992)], is numerically simulated, incorporating losses and higher-order effects. Ultrashort hyperbolic secantlike pulses with negligible chirp are generated by this laser. The laser operation is robust but not self-starting; lasing action is found even when stimulated Raman scattering and changes in the cavity length are included. The pulse amplitude, phase, and pulse spectrum are discussed.

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Yunje Oh, S. L. Doty, J. W. Haus, and R. L. Fork, "Robust operation of a dual-core fiber ring laser," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 2502-2507 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-12-12-2502


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