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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 20 — Oct. 3, 2005
  • pp: 8089–8096

On the profile of pulses generated by fiber lasers

Pierre-André Bélanger  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 20, pp. 8089-8096 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.008089


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Abstract

A novel interpretation of the Ginzburg-Landau (GL) chirped solitary wave yields a realistic profile of the chirp-free pulse with minimum width generated by fiber mode-locked lasers. The minimum pulse width is evaluated for negative and positive average dispersion regimes of laser operation.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: July 27, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 19, 2005
Published: October 3, 2005

Citation
Pierre-André Bélanger, "On the profile of pulses generated by fiber lasers," Opt. Express 13, 8089-8096 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-20-8089


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