Multibound soliton formation in an erbium-doped ring laser with a highly nonlinear resonator

Dmitriy A. Dvoretskiy*, Stanislav G. Sazonkin, Igor S. Kudelin*, Ilya O. Orekhov, Alexey B. Pnev, Valeriy E. Karasik, Lev K. Denisov

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Abstract

We have studied the generation of low-noise ultrashort multibound solitons in the telecommunication spectral window in an erbium-doped all-fiber ring laser with a highly-nonlinear resonator mode-locked by a nonlinear polarization evolution effect. The multibound soliton generation is obtained with more than 20 bound dechirped pulses with a duration of 240 fs at a repetition rate of 11.3 MHz (with a signal-To-noise ratio of 73.3 dB), the relative intensity noise is <-140 dBc/Hz, and the Allan deviation of the repetition frequency does not exceed $\sim 1.3\cdot 10^{\mathbf {-8}}$ with a time averaging window of 100 s.

Original languageEnglish
Article number8917667
Pages (from-to)43 - 46
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume32
Issue number1
Early online date28 Nov 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020

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Keywords

  • Fiber lasers
  • fiber nonlinear optics
  • laser mode locking
  • ultrafast lasers

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    Dvoretskiy, D. A., Sazonkin, S. G., Kudelin, I. S., Orekhov, I. O., Pnev, A. B., Karasik, V. E., & Denisov, L. K. (2020). Multibound soliton formation in an erbium-doped ring laser with a highly nonlinear resonator. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 32(1), 43 - 46. [8917667]. https://doi.org/10.1109/LPT.2019.2956570