Polarization attractors in harmonic mode-locked fiber laser

Habruseva, Tatiana, Mou, Chengbo, Rozhin, Alex and Sergeyev, Sergey V. (2014). Polarization attractors in harmonic mode-locked fiber laser. Optics Express, 22 (12), pp. 15211-15217.

Abstract

We report on a polarimetry of harmonic mode-locked erbium-doped fiber laser with carbon nanotubes saturable absorber. We find new types of vector solitons with locked, switching and precessing states of polarization. The underlying physics presents interplay between birefringence of a laser cavity created by polarization controller along with light induced anisotropy caused by polarization hole burning.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.015211
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
Additional Information: © 2014 Optical Society of America This paper was published in Optics express and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?uri=oe-22-12-15211. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law. This work was funded by the 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).
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Published Date: 2014-06-16
Authors: Habruseva, Tatiana
Mou, Chengbo ( 0000-0001-6107-3439)
Rozhin, Alex ( 0000-0003-2271-8227)
Sergeyev, Sergey V. ( 0000-0002-1515-5019)

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