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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 5 — Mar. 2, 2009
  • pp: 3508–3513

Observation of spectral enhancement in a soliton fiber laser with fiber Bragg grating

L. M. Zhao, C. Lu, H. Y. Tam, D. Y. Tang, L. Xia, and P. Shum  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 5, pp. 3508-3513 (2009)

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We demonstrate that soliton generation in a fiber laser containing a fiber Bragg grating exhibits spectral enhancement near the Bragg resonance wavelength. The Bragg grating leads to a spectral hole on the soliton spectrum while the observed enhancement is always located at the long wavelength side of the Bragg resonance.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: November 10, 2008
Revised Manuscript: November 11, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: November 11, 2008
Published: February 23, 2009

L. M. Zhao, C. Lu, H. Y. Tam, D. Y. Tang, L. Xia, and P. Shum, "Observation of spectral enhancement in a soliton fiber laser with fiber Bragg grating," Opt. Express 17, 3508-3513 (2009)

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