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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 22 — Nov. 4, 2013
  • pp: 27087–27092

Wave-breaking-free pulse in an all-fiber normal-dispersion Yb-doped fiber laser under dissipative soliton resonance condition

Lan Liu, Jun-Hong Liao, Qiu-Yi Ning, Wei Yu, Ai-Ping Luo, Shan-Hui Xu, Zhi-Chao Luo, Zhong-Min Yang, and Wen-Cheng Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 22, pp. 27087-27092 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.027087


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Abstract

We reported on the dissipative soliton resonance (DSR) phenomenon in a mode-locked Yb-doped fiber laser by using the nonlinear polarization rotation technique. It was found that the multi-pulse oscillation under high pump power could be circumvented by properly adjusting the polarization controllers, namely, the wave-breaking-free rectangular pulse in DSR region was achieved. As the DSR signature, the pulse duration varied from 8.8 ps to 22.92 ns with the increasing pump power. Correspondingly, the maximum pulse energy was 3.24 nJ. The results demonstrated that the DSR phenomenon could exist in Yb-doped fiber lasers, which could be used to achieve wave-breaking-free, ultrahigh-energy pulse.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(250.5530) Optoelectronics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 22, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 22, 2013
Published: October 31, 2013

Citation
Lan Liu, Jun-Hong Liao, Qiu-Yi Ning, Wei Yu, Ai-Ping Luo, Shan-Hui Xu, Zhi-Chao Luo, Zhong-Min Yang, and Wen-Cheng Xu, "Wave-breaking-free pulse in an all-fiber normal-dispersion Yb-doped fiber laser under dissipative soliton resonance condition," Opt. Express 21, 27087-27092 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-22-27087


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