Temporal scaling of optical rogue waves in unidirectional ring fiber laser

Kbashi, Hani, Kolpakov, Stanislav A. and Sergeyev, Sergey V. (2016). Temporal scaling of optical rogue waves in unidirectional ring fiber laser. IN: 2016 18th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON). Ferrari, M.; Dorosz, D. and Marciniak, M. (eds) ITA: IEEE.

Abstract

A fiber mode-lock laser allows generation of the optical rogue wave (ORW) at different time scales. The criteria for distinguishing between them is a comparison of the event lifetime with the main characteristic time of the system. The characteristic time can be estimated from the decay of an autocorrelation function (AF). Thus, in comparison with AF characteristic time, fast optical rogue wave (FORW) events have duration less than the AF decay time and it appeared due to pulse-pulse interaction and nonlinear pulses dynamics. While slow optical rogue wave (SORW) have a duration much more longer than the decay time of the AF which it papered due to hopping between different attractors. Switching between regimes can be managed by change the artificial birefringence that induced in a laser cavity. For understanding the role playing by the periodical amplification and the resonator, we have performed an unidirectional fiber laser experiments without a saturable absorber. This laser experiment allowed to generate of most of the RW patterns which were either observed experimentally or predicted theoretically. In this way, we have observed the generation of an FORW along with SORW under similar conditions. Most of the patterns were found to be mutually exclusive which means that only one RW mechanism was realized in each regime of generation.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2016.7550378
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
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Event Title: 18th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2016-07-10 - 2016-07-14
Uncontrolled Keywords: fast rogue wave,fiber laser,rogue wave,rogue wave's interaction,rogue waves collision,slow rogue wave,Computer Networks and Communications,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
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Published Date: 2016-08-25
Authors: Kbashi, Hani
Kolpakov, Stanislav A. ( 0000-0001-6947-8289)
Sergeyev, Sergey V. ( 0000-0002-1515-5019)

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