Dynamics of soliton explosions in ultrafast fiber lasers at normal-dispersion

Abstract

We found two kinds of soliton explosions based on the complex Ginzburg-Landau equation without nonlinearity saturation and high-order effects, demonstrating the soliton explosions as an intrinsic property of the dissipative systems. The two kinds of soliton explosions are caused by the dual-pulsing instability and soliton erupting, respectively. The transformation and relationship between the two kinds of soliton explosions are discussed. The parameter space for the soliton explosion in a mode-locked laser cavity is found numerically. Our results can help one to obtain or avoid the soliton explosions in mode-locked fiber lasers and understand the nonlinear dynamics of the dissipative systems.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.26.005564
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
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Published Date: 2018-03-05
Accepted Date: 2018-02-14
Authors: Du, Yueqing
Shu, Xuewen

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