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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1988
  • pp: 129–131

Simultaneous formation of solitons and dispersive waves in a femtosecond ring dye laser

F. W. Wise, I. A. Walmsley, and C. L. Tang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 129-131 (1988)

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We report the experimental observation of soliton and dispersive pulses generated simultaneously in a passively mode-locked dye laser. The results are interpreted by analogy to the predictions of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation describing pulse propagation near the zero-dispersion point of an optical fiber.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 2, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: November 18, 1987
Published: February 1, 1988

F. W. Wise, I. A. Walmsley, and C. L. Tang, "Simultaneous formation of solitons and dispersive waves in a femtosecond ring dye laser," Opt. Lett. 13, 129-131 (1988)

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