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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2006
  • pp: 2957–2959

Gain-guided solitons in dispersion-managed fiber lasers with large net cavity dispersion

L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, T. H. Cheng, and C. Lu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 20, pp. 2957-2959 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.002957


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Abstract

Gain-guided solitons are experimentally observed in dispersion-managed fiber lasers with large net positive group-velocity dispersion. It is shown that formation of the soliton is a robust feature of the lasers. Numerical simulations also confirmed the experimental results.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: June 19, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 20, 2006
Published: September 25, 2006

Citation
L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, T. H. Cheng, and C. Lu, "Gain-guided solitons in dispersion-managed fiber lasers with large net cavity dispersion," Opt. Lett. 31, 2957-2959 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-20-2957


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