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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2010
  • pp: 1902–1904

Dissipative soliton trapping in normal dispersion-fiber lasers

L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, X. Wu, and H. Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 11, pp. 1902-1904 (2010)

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We report on the dissipative soliton (DS) trapping in a fiber ring laser mode locked with a semiconductor saturable absorber mirror and operated in normal dispersion regime. It was shown that despite the fact that a DS is strongly frequency chirped, two DSs formed along the two orthogonal polarization directions of a birefringent cavity fiber laser can incoherently couple and travel with the same group velocity in the laser. Numerical simulations have well confirmed the experimental observations.

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

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: March 19, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 24, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 7, 2010
Published: May 28, 2010

L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, X. Wu, and H. Zhang, "Dissipative soliton trapping in normal dispersion-fiber lasers," Opt. Lett. 35, 1902-1904 (2010)

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