Self-induced-transparency solitons in an erbium-doped fiber waveguide

Masataka Nakazawa, Yasuo Kimura, Kenji Kurokawa, Kazunori Suzuki

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Abstract

Self-induced transparency (SIT) has been observed in an erbium-doped resonant fiber waveguide. The waveguide had an erbium ion concentration of 8900 ppm, and was cooled to 4.2 K. The pulse source was a 1.53-m mode-locked Er-doped glass laser with a pulse width of 500 ps. Stable 2, 4, and multiple soliton pulses that broke up were clearly observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R23-R26
JournalPhysical Review A
Volume45
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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