23 March 1993 Modeling of pulse generation from a self-starting all-fiber soliton laser
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In this paper, modelling results are presented for a passively mode-locked F8L supporting a linear polarization state. Starting from A.S.E., the model produces soliton-like, chirped, red shifted, ultra-short pulses. The self-starting conditions of the laser are investigated, and the EDFA gain threshold to passively mode-lock the laser is also determined as a function of the center coupler splitting ratio (Cr). In addition, the influence of Cr to the F8L operating parameters and output pulse characteristics such as width, peak power, chirp, Self- Frequency Shift and envelope distortion is reported.
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Vassilis Tzelepis, Vassilis Tzelepis, Akis Markatos, Akis Markatos, Sofronis Kalpogiannis, Sofronis Kalpogiannis, Thomas Sphicopoulos, Thomas Sphicopoulos, Costas Caroubalos, Costas Caroubalos, } "Modeling of pulse generation from a self-starting all-fiber soliton laser", Proc. SPIE 1789, Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers IV, (23 March 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141140; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.141140
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