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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2008
  • pp: 2254–2256

Ultrahigh-repetition-rate bound-soliton harmonic passive mode-locked fiber lasers

Andrey Komarov, Adil Haboucha, and François Sanchez  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 19, pp. 2254-2256 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.002254


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Abstract

On the basis of numerical simulation results, we put forward a way to realize harmonic passive mode locking of fiber lasers with an ultrahigh-repetition-rate pulse train. The equidistant distribution of ultrashort pulses filling the total laser cavity is due to bound-soliton mechanisms. In the case of large bound energy, such long soliton trains are very stable and have the ideal periodic structure as a soliton crystal.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 29, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 23, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 26, 2008
Published: September 30, 2008

Citation
Andrey Komarov, Adil Haboucha, and François Sanchez, "Ultrahigh-repetition-rate bound-soliton harmonic passive mode-locked fiber lasers," Opt. Lett. 33, 2254-2256 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-19-2254


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