Soliton pulse compression in dispersion decreasing fibre

Chernikov, S.V., Richardson, D.J., Dianov, E.M. and Payne, D.N. (1993) Soliton pulse compression in dispersion decreasing fibre. Optics Letters, 18, (7), 476-478. (doi:10.1364/OL.18.000476).


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We investigate the adiabatic compression of picosecond and subpicosecond soliton pulses from all-fiber, passively mode-locked, erbium-doped fiber soliton lasers operating at 1550 nm in dispersion-decreasing fibers (DDF's). High-quality soliton compression from 630 down to 115 fs in a 100-m DDF and from 3.5 down to 230 fs in a 1.6-km DDF is obtained. The effects of third-order dispersion and Raman self-scattering on the compression process are observed and discussed.

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ISSNs: 0146-9592 (print)
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78308
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:58

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