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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 776–781

Multiple solitons grouping in fiber lasers by dispersion management and nonlinearity control

Regina Gumenyuk and Oleg G. Okhotnikov  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 4, pp. 776-781 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.30.000776


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Abstract

Dispersion-managed bound solitons and soliton bunches have been studied experimentally in a fiber laser mode-locked by saturable absorber with biexponential recovery dynamics, which enforces strongly the soliton interaction. The excessive nonlinearity and dispersion in a cavity was found to provoke the collapse of bound solitons states and induce the irregular soliton dynamics, which indicates the random relative phase variations between the solitons caused by the dispersive wave.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 28, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 21, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 31, 2013
Published: March 5, 2013

Citation
Regina Gumenyuk and Oleg G. Okhotnikov, "Multiple solitons grouping in fiber lasers by dispersion management and nonlinearity control," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 776-781 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-30-4-776


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