Pulsating solitons in mode-locked fibre lasers

Abstract

We report on our direct experimental observation of a new regime of operation of passively mode-locked fibre lasers where the laser oscillator generates pulsating solitons with extreme ratios of maximal to minimal intensities in each period of pulsations. The soliton spectra also experience large periodic broadening and compression. Spatio-temporal intensity and dispersive Fourier-transformation measurements enable us to capture such transient dynamics in real time.

Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
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Event Title: 19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
Event Type: Other
Event Location: Girona Conference Centre
Event Dates: 2017-07-02 - 2017-07-06
Uncontrolled Keywords: dissipative nonlinear systems,extreme soliton pulsations,mode-locked fibre lasers
Last Modified: 20 May 2024 07:48
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2017 08:35
PURE Output Type: Chapter (peer-reviewed)
Published Date: 2017-07
Authors: Peng, Junsong
Boscolo, Sonia (ORCID Profile 0000-0001-5388-2893)
Tarasov, Nikita
Sugavanam, Srikanth
Churkin, Dmitri V.
Finot, Christophe

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