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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 15 — Jul. 20, 2009
  • pp: 13128–13139

Steady and oscillating multiple dissipative solitons in normal-dispersion mode-locked Yb-doped fiber laser

Mohamed A. Abdelalim, Yury Logvin, Diaa A. Khalil, and Hanan Anis  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 15, pp. 13128-13139 (2009)

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Multiple dissipative solitons are numerically studied in the normal-cavity-dispersion Yb-doped fiber laser. Soliton pairs and triplets of different types are found in parameter domain where single soliton mode-locking is unstable. Similar scenario is found for soliton pair and triplet: an additional weak soliton supplements already existing solitons, then with increasing gain the solitons start oscillating and at higher gain the soliton complex becomes stable. Spectral profiles of the solitons dynamically change taking either parabolic-like or Π-like or M-like shape similar to those described in the literature for individual dissipative soliton at different pump level.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: May 27, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 9, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 9, 2009
Published: July 16, 2009

Mohamed A. Abdelalim, Yury Logvin, Diaa A. Khalil, and Hanan Anis, "Steady and oscillating multiple dissipative solitons in normal-dispersion mode-locked Yb-doped fiber laser," Opt. Express 17, 13128-13139 (2009)

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