Impact of the order of cavity elements in all-normal dispersion ring fiber lasers

Shtyrina, O.V., Yarutkina, I.A., Skidin, A., Fedoruk, M.P. and Turitsyn, S.K. (2015). Impact of the order of cavity elements in all-normal dispersion ring fiber lasers. IEEE Photonics Journal, 7 (2),

Abstract

Nonlinearity plays a critical role in the intra-cavity dynamics of high-pulse energy fiber lasers. Management of the intra-cavity nonlinear dynamics is the key to increase the output pulse energy in such laser systems. Here, we examine the impact of the order of the intra-cavity elements on the energy of generated pulses in the all-normal dispersion mode-locked ring fiber laser cavity. In mathematical terms, the nonlinear light dynamics in resonator makes operators corresponding to the action of laser elements (active and passive fiber, out-coupler, saturable absorber) non-commuting and the order of their appearance in a cavity important. For the simple design of all-normal dispersion ring fiber laser with varying cavity length, we found the order of the cavity elements, leading to maximum output pulse energy.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/JPHOT.2015.2413591
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
Additional Information: CC-BY © 2015 IEEE. Translations and content mining are permitted for academic research only. Personal use is also permitted, but republication/redistribution requires IEEE permission. See http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/rights/index.html for more information. Funding: Russian Science Foundation under Grant 14-21-00110. Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Grant 14.B25.31.0003 and ERC project ULTRALASER.
Uncontrolled Keywords: fiber lasers,ring lasers,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
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Published Date: 2015-04-01
Authors: Shtyrina, O.V.
Yarutkina, I.A.
Skidin, A.
Fedoruk, M.P.
Turitsyn, S.K. ( 0000-0003-0101-3834)

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