Generation of multiple gain-guided solitons in a fiber laser

L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, T. H. Cheng, Hwa Yaw Tam, Chao Lu

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We report the experimental observation of multiple gain-guided solitons in an erbium-doped fiber laser made of all normal-dispersion fibers. Numerical simulations show that, in the case of a narrow gain bandwidth, under the action of the cavity pulse peak clamping effect multiple gain-guided solitons can indeed be formed in a laser.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1581-1583
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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