Vector rogue waves in a carbon nanotube mode-locked fiber laser

Kbashi, Hani, Al-Araimi, Mohamed, Rozhin, Alex and Sergeyev, Sergey V. (2017). Vector rogue waves in a carbon nanotube mode-locked fiber laser. IN: European Quantum Electronics Conference, EQEC 2017. Optical Society of America.

Abstract

Summary form only given. Mechanisms of rogue waves (RWs) emergence have been extensively studied in fiber lasers with nonlinearly driven cavities [1], Raman fiber amplifiers and lasers [2], and fiber lasers via modulation of the pump [3]. Previously, it has been found that RWs can be emerged because of soliton-soliton interaction through the overlapping of their tails or soliton-dispersive wave interaction. The result of these interactions is a coupling enhancement that leads to chaotic pulse bunching in the form of soliton rain at the time scale of a round-trip time in a high pump power (800 mW) [4]. Such interaction can be controlled by the pump power modulation or/and by injecting a weak seeding signal and noise. Here, we report for the first time the observation of the soliton rain and soliton-soliton interaction that leads to the optical rogue wave emergence in a carbon nano-tube saturable absorber mode-locked fiber laser at low pump power (140mW) without pump modulation or injecting a weak signal and noise to the laser cavity. As we shown recently [5] that by tuning the interaction of two orthogonal-states of polarization (SOP) of the in-cavity birefringent and also the pump SOP whereas the polarization instability leading to the emergence of different optical RW events.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEOE-EQEC.2017.8087547
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
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Event Title: European Quantum Electronics Conference, EQEC 2017
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2017-06-25 - 2017-06-29
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Mechanics of Materials
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Published Date: 2017-10-30
Authors: Kbashi, Hani
Al-Araimi, Mohamed
Rozhin, Alex ( 0000-0003-2271-8227)
Sergeyev, Sergey V. ( 0000-0002-1515-5019)

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