Stimulated soliton pulse formation and its mechanism in a passively mode-locked fibre soliton laser

D. Y. Tang, W. S. Man, Hwa Yaw Tam

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We report on the stimulated formation of soliton pulses in a passively mode-locked fibre soliton laser. We found experimentally that if there are soliton pulses in the cavity, new soliton pulses can be generated one by one with very low pump threshold. We show that the mechanism for the soliton pulse generation is a soliton shaping of dispersive waves in the laser.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-194
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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