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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 10 — May. 20, 2013
  • pp: 12942–12950

Numerical modeling of fiber lasers with long and ultra-long ring cavity

I.A. Yarutkina, O.V. Shtyrina, M.P. Fedoruk, and S.K. Turitsyn  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 10, pp. 12942-12950 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.012942


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Abstract

We highlight two important aspects related to a mathematical modeling of pulsed fiber lasers with long and ultra-long ring cavity –impact of an initial noise and a cavity length on generation of single optical pulses. Using as an example a simple scalar model of a ring fiber laser that describes the radiation build-up from noise and the following intra-cavity pulse dynamics during a round trip we study dependence of generated pulse characteristics on the resonator length in the range from 30 m up to 2 km.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3560) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ring
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 27, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 15, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 7, 2013
Published: May 17, 2013

Citation
I.A. Yarutkina, O.V. Shtyrina, M.P. Fedoruk, and S.K. Turitsyn, "Numerical modeling of fiber lasers with long and ultra-long ring cavity," Opt. Express 21, 12942-12950 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-10-12942


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