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Generation of picosecond soliton pulses with tunable repetition rate by modulational instability
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Paper Abstract

Picosecond soliton pulse train has been obtained from a passively mode locked erbium-doped ring fiber laser. The passive mode-locking mechanism that is at play in this laser relies on the modulational instability (MI) theory. By accurately adjusting the polarization setting of the circulating cavity light, the repetition rate can be tuned from 58 to 114GHz. Theoretical explanation is also given.

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Date Published: 29 December 2005
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6028, ICO20: Lasers and Laser Technologies, 60281U (29 December 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.667326
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Shumin Zhang, Institute for Infocomm Research (Singapore)
Nankai Univ. (China)
Fuyun Lu, Nankai Univ. (China)
Xinyong Dong, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Xiufeng Yang, Institute for Infocomm Research (Singapore)
Xiaoqun Zhou, Institute for Infocomm Research (Singapore)
Yangdong Gong, Institute for Infocomm Research (Singapore)
Ping Shum, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Chao Lu, Institute for Infocomm Research (Singapore)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6028:
ICO20: Lasers and Laser Technologies
Y. C. Chen; Dianyuan Fan; Chunqing Gao; Shouhuan Zhou, Editor(s)

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