How optical spectrum of random fiber laser is formed

Dmitry V. Churkin*, Igor Kolokolov, Evgeniy V. Podivilov, Ilya Vatnik, Maxim Nikulin, Sergey Vergeles, Ivan Terekhov, Vladimir Lebedev, Gregory Falkovich, Sergey A. Babin, Sergei Turitsyn

*Corresponding author for this work

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We experimentally and theoretically describe formation of random fiber laser's optical spectrum. We propose a new concept of active cycled wave kinetics from which we derive first ever nonlinear kinetic theory describing laser spectrum.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO: QELS fundamental science 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-968-8
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 10 May 201515 May 2015

Publication series

NameOSA technical digest
PublisherOptical Society of America


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2015
Abbreviated titleCLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
OtherLaser Science to Photonic Applications



  • Fiber nonlinear optics
  • Kinetic theory
  • Optical fiber dispersion
  • Optical fiber theory

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Churkin, D. V., Kolokolov, I., Podivilov, E. V., Vatnik, I., Nikulin, M., Vergeles, S., Terekhov, I., Lebedev, V., Falkovich, G., Babin, S. A., & Turitsyn, S. (2015). How optical spectrum of random fiber laser is formed. In CLEO: QELS fundamental science 2015 [paper FW4D.5] (OSA technical digest ). Optical Society of America.