Soliton Raman fibre-ring oscillators

Research paper by A. S. Gouveia-Neto, A. S. L. Gomes, J. R. Taylor

Indexed on: 01 Mar '88Published on: 01 Mar '88Published in: Optical and Quantum Electronics


Results are presented on the operation and optimization of soliton Raman fibre-ring lasers using a c.w. mode-locked Nd-YAG laser at 1.32μm as the source of 100 ps pump pulses. Various lengths of standard single-mode silica fibre were used, and tunable pulses as short as 100 fs generated.