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 Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
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)
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.