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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 2 — Jan. 19, 2009
  • pp: 455–460

Dissipative vector solitons in a dispersion-managed cavity fiber laser with net positive cavity dispersion

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


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 455-460 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.000455


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Abstract

We report on the experimental observation of dissipative vector solitons (DVSs) in a dispersion-managed cavity fiber laser with large net positive cavity group velocity dispersion (GVD). Both the frequency-locked and phase-locked DVSs were observed. In addition, formation of multiple DVSs and DVS harmonic mode-locking were also experimentally revealed. Numerical simulations are in agreement of the experimental observations on the DVS formation in the fiber lasers.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: November 4, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 2, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 21, 2008
Published: January 6, 2009

Citation
H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, X. Wu, and H. Y. Tam, "Dissipative vector solitons in a dispersionmanaged cavity fiber laser with net positive cavity dispersion," Opt. Express 17, 455-460 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-2-455


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