Pulse breaking recovery in fiber lasers

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

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Pulse breaking recovery is numerically demonstrated in dispersion-managed fiber lasers designed for generating high peak power ultrashort optical pulses. It is shown that due to the cavity boundary condition, local pulse breaking can be absorbed by the pulse propagation in erbium-doped fiber with normal dispersion. Consequently, high peak power transform-limited pulses beyond the gain-bandwidth limitation could be generated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12102-12107
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Express
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 4 Aug 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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