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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 1999
  • pp: 376–378

Vector soliton fiber lasers

J. W. Haus, G. Shaulov, E. A. Kuzin, and J. Sanchez-Mondragon  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 6, pp. 376-378 (1999)

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We show by simulations that a nonlinear optical loop mirror with birefringent fiber can have intensity-dependent transmission of vector soliton pulses with a 50/50 coupler. Using this result we propose two mode-locked laser cavity designs.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(320.7140) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in fibers

J. W. Haus, G. Shaulov, E. A. Kuzin, and J. Sanchez-Mondragon, "Vector soliton fiber lasers," Opt. Lett. 24, 376-378 (1999)

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