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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2012
  • pp: 2799–2801

Broadband self-pulsating fiber laser based on soliton self-frequency shift and regenerative self-phase modulation

Thibault North and Martin Rochette  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 14, pp. 2799-2801 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.002799


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Abstract

We demonstrate experimentally and numerically the operation of a self-pulsating fiber laser based on the cascaded effects of soliton self-frequency shift and self-phase modulation spectral broadening. The combination of those two effects triggers and sustains the propagation of picosecond pulses in the cavity. At one of the outputs, the laser emits a supercontinuum with spectral width in excess of 150 nm at the repetition rate of 95 kHz.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(320.5390) Ultrafast optics : Picosecond phenomena
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 2, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 11, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 16, 2012
Published: July 4, 2012

Citation
Thibault North and Martin Rochette, "Broadband self-pulsating fiber laser based on soliton self-frequency shift and regenerative self-phase modulation," Opt. Lett. 37, 2799-2801 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-14-2799


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