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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2010
  • pp: 1578–1580

Observation of soliton molecules with independently evolving phase in a mode-locked fiber laser

Bülend Ortaç, Alexandr Zaviyalov, Carsten K. Nielsen, Oleg Egorov, Rumen Iliew, Jens Limpert, Falk Lederer, and Andreas Tünnermann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 10, pp. 1578-1580 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.001578


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Abstract

We report the experimental generation of two-soliton molecules in an all-polarization-maintaining ytterbium-doped fiber laser operating in the normal dispersion regime. These molecules exhibit an independently evolving phase and are characterized by a regular spectral modulation pattern with a modulation depth of 80% measured as an averaged value. Moreover, the numerical modeling confirms that the limited modulation depth of the spectrum is caused by the evolution of the phase difference between the pulses.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 12, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 1, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: April 6, 2010
Published: May 5, 2010

Citation
Bülend Ortaç, Alexandr Zaviyalov, Carsten K. Nielsen, Oleg Egorov, Rumen Iliew, Jens Limpert, Falk Lederer, and Andreas Tünnermann, "Observation of soliton molecules with independently evolving phase in a mode-locked fiber laser," Opt. Lett. 35, 1578-1580 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-10-1578

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