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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2001
  • pp: 87–89

Oscillating solitons in a novel integrable model of asynchronous mode locking

J. D. Moores  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 2, pp. 87-89 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.000087


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Abstract

An integrable nonlinear Schrödinger equation incorporating time-varying phase modulation is presented. A family of solutions is identified, including solitons that oscillate in position and frequency. The equation is used to model steady-state asynchronous laser mode locking. Numerical simulations are used to verify the model and to explore the breakdown of the model as the product of pulse width and modulation frequency is increased.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

Citation
J. D. Moores, "Oscillating solitons in a novel integrable model of asynchronous mode locking," Opt. Lett. 26, 87-89 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-2-87


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