Pulsating solitons in mode-locked fibre lasers

Junsong Peng, Sonia Boscolo, Nikita Tarasov, Srikanth Sugavanam, Dmitri V. Churkin, Christophe Finot

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Abstract

We report on our direct experimental observation of a new regime of operation of passively mode-locked fibre lasers where the laser oscillator generates pulsating solitons with extreme ratios of maximal to minimal intensities in each period of pulsations. The soliton spectra also experience large periodic broadening and
compression. Spatio-temporal intensity and dispersive Fourier-transformation measurements enable us to capture such transient dynamics in real time.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2017)
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2017
Event19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks - Girona Conference Centre, Girona, Catalonia, Spain
Duration: 2 Jul 20176 Jul 2017
https://icton2017.udg.edu/

Conference

Conference19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
Abbreviated titleICTON 2017
CountrySpain
CityGirona, Catalonia
Period2/07/176/07/17
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fiber lasers
solitary waves
Fourier transformation
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Keywords

  • dissipative nonlinear systems
  • extreme soliton pulsations
  • mode-locked fibre lasers

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Peng, J., Boscolo, S., Tarasov, N., Sugavanam, S., Churkin, D. V., & Finot, C. (2017). Pulsating solitons in mode-locked fibre lasers. In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2017) [Tu.A1.2] IEEE.
Peng, Junsong ; Boscolo, Sonia ; Tarasov, Nikita ; Sugavanam, Srikanth ; Churkin, Dmitri V. ; Finot, Christophe. / Pulsating solitons in mode-locked fibre lasers. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2017). IEEE, 2017.
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