Roadmap to high-energy square pulses in anomalous dispersion fiber lasers


  • G. Semaan
  • F. Ben Braham
  • M. Salhi
  • François Sanchez University of Angers



Dissipative soliton resonance (DSR) is a soliton formation where the energy in a dissipative system becomes infinite. In the anomalous dispersion regime, this energy is not limited by the soliton area theorem. Since this phenomenon is wave breaking free, it can be useful in designing fiber lasers generating pulses with relatively high energies. Based on this principle, we have demonstrated the emission of high energetic square pulses from Er:Yb double-clad passively mode-locked fiber lasers using different mode-locking mechanisms. We first show the evolution of pulse width, energy and peak power by varying the pumping power of the amplifier, then we control separately the characteristic of the output square pulse by assigning each one to an amplifier. Experimental results exhibit record energies in fiber lasers up to 10 uJ.

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How to Cite

G. Semaan, F. Ben Braham, M. Salhi, and F. Sanchez, “Roadmap to high-energy square pulses in anomalous dispersion fiber lasers”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 8, no. 4, pp. pp. 95–97, Dec. 2016.