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Modeling of pulse generation from a self-starting all-fiber soliton laser
Author(s): Vassilis Tzelepis; Akis Markatos; Sofronis Kalpogiannis; Thomas Sphicopoulos; Costas Caroubalos
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, modelling results are presented for a passively mode-locked F8L supporting a linear polarization state. Starting from A.S.E., the model produces soliton-like, chirped, red shifted, ultra-short pulses. The self-starting conditions of the laser are investigated, and the EDFA gain threshold to passively mode-lock the laser is also determined as a function of the center coupler splitting ratio (Cr). In addition, the influence of Cr to the F8L operating parameters and output pulse characteristics such as width, peak power, chirp, Self- Frequency Shift and envelope distortion is reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 March 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1789, Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers IV, (23 March 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141140
Show Author Affiliations
Vassilis Tzelepis, Univ. of Athens (Greece)
Akis Markatos, Univ. of Athens (Greece)
Sofronis Kalpogiannis, Univ. of Athens (Greece)
Thomas Sphicopoulos, Univ. of Athens (Greece)
Costas Caroubalos, Univ. of Athens (Greece)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1789:
Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers IV
Michel J. F. Digonnet; Elias Snitzer, Editor(s)

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