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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 1 — Jan. 2, 2012
  • pp: 265–270

Experimental observation of dissipative soliton resonance in an anomalous-dispersion fiber laser

Lina Duan, Xueming Liu, Dong Mao, Leiran Wang, and Guoxi Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 265-270 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.000265


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Abstract

We have experimentally observed conventional solitons and rectangular pulses in an erbium-doped fiber laser operating at anomalous dispersion regime. The rectangular pulses exhibit broad quasi-Gaussian spectra (~40 nm) and triangular autocorrelation traces. With the enhancement of pump power, the duration and energy of the output rectangular pulses almost increase linearly up to 330 ps and 3.2 nJ, respectively. It is demonstrated that high-energy pulses can be realized in anomalous-dispersion regime, and may be explained as dissipative soliton resonance. Our results have confirmed that the formation of dissipative soliton resonance is not sensitive to the sign of cavity dispersion.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(250.5530) Optoelectronics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 8, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 7, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 6, 2011
Published: December 20, 2011

Citation
Lina Duan, Xueming Liu, Dong Mao, Leiran Wang, and Guoxi Wang, "Experimental observation of dissipative soliton resonance in an anomalous-dispersion fiber laser," Opt. Express 20, 265-270 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-1-265


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