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Self-starting, passively mode-locked Fabry-Perot fibre soliton laser using non-linear polarisation evolution

V.J.Matsas, W.H.Loh, and D.J.Richardson


We demonstrate pure self-starting mode-locked operation in a fiber Fabry-Perot cavity. The laser produces 1.6 ps transform-limited soliton pulses by means of nonlinear polarisation evolution in conjunction with an intracavity fiber polarizer.

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters (1993) Vol.5(5) pp.492-494

doi: 10.1109/68.215258

Southampton ePrint id: 78302


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