Amplification of femtosecond pulses in a passive, all-fibre soliton source

Richardson, D.J., Afanasjev, V.V., Grudinin, A.B. and Payne, D.N. (1992) Amplification of femtosecond pulses in a passive, all-fibre soliton source. Optics Letters, 17, (22), 1596-1598. (doi:10.1364/OL.17.001596).


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We report a theoretical and experimental study of the amplification of femtosecond soliton pulses generated by a passively mode-locked fiber laser in a high-gain erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA). Results on the spectral and temporal evolution of 450-fs soliton pulses propagating within an EDFA are presented. Power gains as high as 30 dB and the generation of sub-100-fs Raman colored solitons are observed. The results are found to be well described by the theoretical model presented.

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1364/OL.17.001596
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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: 78325
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
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