Vector solitons in harmonic mode-locked erbium-doped fiber lasers

Habruseva, Tatiana, Mkhitaryan, Mkhitar, Mou, Chengbo, Rozhin, Aleksey, Turitsyn, Sergei K. and Sergeyev, Sergey V. (2014). Vector solitons in harmonic mode-locked erbium-doped fiber lasers. IN: Nonlinear optics and its applications VIII; and quantum optics III. Eggleton, Benjamin J.; Gaeta, Alexander L.; Broderick, Neil G.R.; Sergienko, Alexander V. and et al, (eds) SPIE proceedings . Bellingham, WA (US): UNSPECIFIED.

Abstract

We report experimental study of vector solitons for the fundamental and harmonic mode-locked operation in erbiumdoper fiber lasers with carbon nanotubes based saturable absorbers and anomalous dispersion cavities. We measure evolution of the output pulses polarization and demonstrate vector solitons with various polarization attractors, including locked polarization, periodic polarization switching, and polarization precession.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2052445
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
Additional Information: Tatiana Habruseva ; Mkhitar Mkhitaryan ; Chengbo Mou ; Aleksey Rozhin ; Sergei K. Turitsyn and Sergey V. Sergeyev " Vector solitons in harmonic mode-locked erbium-doped fiber lasers ", Proc. SPIE 9136, Nonlinear Optics and Its Applications VIII; and Quantum Optics III, 91360X (May 1, 2014). Copyright 2014 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2052445 Funding: Marie Curie Action FP7-PEOPLE-2011-IEF, HARMOFIRE project, Grant No 299288, by the EPSRC (project UNLOC, EP/J017582/1), European Research Council (ULTRALASER) and FP7-PEOPLE-2012 IAPP (project GRIFFON, No 324391).
Event Title: Nonlinear Optics and Its Applications VIII; and Quantum Optics III
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2014-04-14 - 2014-04-16
Uncontrolled Keywords: fiber lasers,mode locked lasers,polarization dynamics,solitons,Applied Mathematics,Computer Science Applications,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Condensed Matter Physics
Full Text Link: http://proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=1867801
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Published Date: 2014
Authors: Habruseva, Tatiana
Mkhitaryan, Mkhitar
Mou, Chengbo ( 0000-0001-6107-3439)
Rozhin, Aleksey ( 0000-0003-2271-8227)
Turitsyn, Sergei K. ( 0000-0003-0101-3834)
Sergeyev, Sergey V. ( 0000-0002-1515-5019)

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