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

Amplification of femtosecond pulses in a passive, all-fibre soliton source
Amplification of femtosecond pulses in a passive, all-fibre soliton source
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.
0146-9592
1596-1598
Richardson, D.J.
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Afanasjev, V.V.
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Grudinin, A.B.
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Payne, D.N.
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Afanasjev, V.V.
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Grudinin, A.B.
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Payne, D.N.
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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.

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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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Published date: 1992

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Local EPrints ID: 78325
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78325
ISSN: 0146-9592
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ORCID for D.J. Richardson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7751-1058

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
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Author: D.J. Richardson ORCID iD
Author: V.V. Afanasjev
Author: A.B. Grudinin
Author: D.N. Payne

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