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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), pp. 476-478. (doi:10.1364/OL.18.000476).

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Abstract

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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Published date: 1993

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Local EPrints ID: 78308
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78308
ISSN: 0146-9592
PURE UUID: 4ad165ad-96c6-4c73-8195-055fc1075c28

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:25

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Author: S.V. Chernikov
Author: D.J. Richardson
Author: E.M. Dianov
Author: D.N. Payne

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