Extremely Pulsating Solitons in a Mode-locked Fiber Laser

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at D├╝sseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Authors:
Peng, Junsong; Tarasov, Nikita; Sugavanam, Srikanth (Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET, UK)
Churkin, Dmitry (Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET, UK & Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia & Institute of Computational Technologies SB RAS, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia)

Abstract:
Extremely pulsating solitons were observed experimentally in a mode-locked fiber laser. The solitons changed their intensity by an order of magnitude and exhibited time shift with a period of 1100 cavity roundtrips; meanwhile their optical spectrum breathed and compressed periodically.