Nonlinear pulse shaping and polarization dynamics in mode-locked fibre lasers

Sergey V. Sergeyev, Sonia Boscolo, Chengbo Mou, Christophe Finot, Sergei K. Turitsyn

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Abstract

We review our recent progress on the study of new nonlinear mechanisms of pulse shaping in passively mode-locked fibre lasers. These include a mode-locking regime featuring pulses with a triangular distribution of the intensity, and spectral compression arising from nonlinear pulse propagation. We also report on our recent experimental studies unveiling new families of vector solitons with precessing states of polarization for multipulsing and bound-state soliton operations in a carbon nanotube mode-locked fibre laser with anomalous dispersion cavity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4799-0683-3
ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-0682-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks - Cartagena, Spain
Duration: 23 Jun 201327 Jun 2013

Publication series

NameIEEE conference publications
PublisherIEEE
ISSN (Print)2161-2056

Conference

Conference15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
Abbreviated titleICTON 2013
CountrySpain
CityCartagena
Period23/06/1327/06/13

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Keywords

  • pulse propagation and temporal solitons
  • dynamics of nonlinear optical systems
  • mode-locked fibre lasers
  • pulse shaping

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Sergeyev, S. V., Boscolo, S., Mou, C., Finot, C., & Turitsyn, S. K. (2013). Nonlinear pulse shaping and polarization dynamics in mode-locked fibre lasers. In 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013 [Mo.C2.3] (IEEE conference publications). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2013.6602708