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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 7 — Mar. 30, 2009
  • pp: 5580–5584

Dissipative soliton resonance in an all-normal-dispersion erbium-doped fiber laser

X. Wu, D. Y. Tang, H. Zhang, and L. M. Zhao  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 7, pp. 5580-5584 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.005580


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Abstract

We report on the generation of 281.2 nJ mode locked pulses directly from an erbium-doped fiber laser mode-locked with the nonlinear polarization rotation technique. We show that apart from the conventional dissipative soliton operation, an all-normal-dispersion fiber laser can also emit square-profile dissipative solitons whose energy could increase to a very large value without pulse breaking.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 27, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 9, 2009
Published: March 24, 2009

Citation
X. Wu, D. Y. Tang, H. Zhang, and L. M. Zhao, "Dissipative soliton resonance in an all-normal-dispersion erbium-doped fiber laser," Opt. Express 17, 5580-5584 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-7-5580


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