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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2003
  • pp: 1757–1759

Quantized separations of phase-locked soliton pairs in fiber lasers

J. M. Soto-Crespo, Nail Akhmediev, Ph. Grelu, and F. Belhache  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 19, pp. 1757-1759 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.001757


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Abstract

We report the discovery of a quantization of the separation between phase-locked soliton pairs that is related to the radiation waves known as Kelly sidebands, in a passively mode-locked fiber ring laser. Our numerical simulations that predict this phenomenon have been confirmed by our experimental results.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

Citation
J. M. Soto-Crespo, Nail Akhmediev, Ph. Grelu, and F. Belhache, "Quantized separations of phase-locked soliton pairs in fiber lasers," Opt. Lett. 28, 1757-1759 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-19-1757


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