Dissipative Dispersion-Managed Solitons in Mode-locked Fibre Lasers

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Bale, Brandon G.; Boscolo, Sonia; Turitsyn, Sergei K. (Photonics Research Group, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK)

We extend theory of dispersion-managed solitons to dissipative systems with a focus on mode-locked fibre lasers. Dissipative structures exist at high map strengths, and different pulse evolutions are observed depending on the net cavity dispersion.