Scientific Results

Observation of dissipative soliton generation in a sliding frequency fiber laser

Year: 1994

Authors: Romagnoli M., Wabnitz S., Franco P., Midrio M., Fontana F., Town G.E.

Autors Affiliation: Ugo Bordoni Foundation, Roma, Italy

Abstract: The experimental characterization of a novel laser source of picosecond optical pulses, that is based on an active fiber loop, a bandpass filter and a frequency shifting element, is presented. By turning on the acoustoptic modulator, it was observed that the circulating light self-organized in high repetition rate trains of picosecond single pulses. By changing the loop length and the average group velocity dispersion in the loop from anomalous to normal, a movement from the dispersive to a dissipative regime of soliton formation in the laser was accomplished. The dissipative mechanism of soliton generation was analyzed and was well reproduced by numerical simulations.

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KeyWords: Acoustooptical devices; Bandpass filters; Characterization; Dispersion (waves); Laser pulses; Light emission; Light polarization; Mathematical models; Modulators; Numerical methods; Optical fibers; Velocity measurement, Acoustooptic modulators; Dissipative soliton generation; Fiber loop; Frequency shifting element; High repetition rate trains; Picosecond optical pulses; Sliding frequency fiber laser, Fiber lasers
DOI: 10000000000

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