We report evidence for soliton formation in a Ti:sapphire-laser-pumped femtosecond optical parametric oscillator. Appropriate conditions of dispersion are discussed, and temporal and spectral measurements of the output pulses are presented. Quantitative agreement with existing theory is implied.
© 1994 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 20, 1993
Published: June 1, 1994
D. T. Reid, J. M. Dudley, M. Ebrahimzadeh, and W. Sibbett, "Soliton formation in a femtosecond optical parametric oscillator," Opt. Lett. 19, 825-827 (1994)