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Experimental generation of dark solitons in an all normal dispersion ytterbium doped fiber laser
Mohanraj J,
Published in IEEE
Volume: 2017-November
Pages: 455 - 458
We report on the generation of dark solitons in an all normal dispersion ytterbium-doped fiber (YDF) laser with a fundamental repetition rate of 293.1 MHz based on nonlinear polarization rotation (NPR) saturable absorber (SA). The mode-locked fiber laser generates dark pulse with a center wavelength of 1037 nm, a 3-dB bandwidth of 4 nm, an output power of 4.5 mW, and the signal to noise ratio up to 33 dB. The demonstration of mode-locking operation with high fundamental repetition rate indicates that NPR based SA in normal dispersion cavity can be an effective technique to generate dark solitons for the optical communication applications. © 2018 Electromagnetics Academy. All rights reserved.
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