A. Stingl, M. Lenzner, C. Spielmann, F. Krausz, and R. Szipocs, “Sub-10-fs mirror-dispersion-controlled Ti:sapphire laser,” Opt. Lett. 20, 602–604 (1995).

J. N. Elgin, T. Brabec, and S. M. J. Kelly, “A perturbative theory of soliton propagation in the presence of third order dispersion,” Opt. Commun. 114, 321–328 (1995).

I. M. Uzunov, M. Golles, and F. Lederer, “Stabilization of soliton trains in optical fibers in the presence of third-order dispersion,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 1164–1166 (1995).

E. A. Golovchenko, A. N. Pilipetskii, C. R. Menyuk, J. P. Gordon, and L. F. Mollenauer, “Soliton propagation with up- and down-sliding-frequency guiding filters,” Opt. Lett. 20, 539–541 (1995).

V. V. Afanasjev, “Soliton singularity in the system with nonlinear gain,” Opt. Lett. 20, 704–706 (1995).

Y. Kodama, M. Romagnoli, S. Wabnitz, and M. Midrio, “Role of third-order dispersion on soliton instabilities and interactions in optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 19, 165–167 (1994).

I. M. Uzunov, M. Golles, and F. Lederer, “Soliton interaction in the presence of bandwidth limited amplification near the zero-dispersion wavelength,” Electron. Lett. 30, 882–883 (1994).

C. Spielmann, P. F. Curley, T. Brabec, and F. Krausz, “Ultrabroadband femtosecond lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-30, 1100–1114 (1994).

M. E. Fermann, M. J. Andrejco, Y. Silberberg, and A. M. Weiner, “Generation of pulses shorter than 200 fs from a passively mode-locked Er fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 18, 48–50 (1993).

J. N. Elgin, “Perturbations of optical solitons,” Phys. Rev. A 47, 4331–4341 (1993).

M. T. Asaki, C. P. Huang, D. Garvey, J. Zhou, H. C. Kapteyn, and M. M. Murnane, “Generation of 11-fs pulses from a self-mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser,” Opt. Lett. 18, 977–979 (1993).

V. I. Karpman, “Radiation by solitons due to higher-order dispersion,” Phys. Rev. E 47, 2073–2082 (1993).

H. A. Haus, J. D. Moores, and L. E. Nelson, “Effect of third-order dispersion on passive mode locking,” Opt. Lett. 18, 51–53 (1993).

T. Brabec and S. M. J. Kelly, “Third-order dispersion as a limiting factor to mode locking in femtosecond solitary lasers,” Opt. Lett. 18, 2002–2004 (1993).

P. F. Curley, C. Spielmann, T. Brabec, F. Krausz, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Operation of a femtosecond Ti:sapphire solitary laser in the vicinity of zero group-delay dispersion,” Opt. Lett. 18, 54–56 (1993).

Y. Kodama, M. Romagnoli, and S. Wabnitz, “Soliton stability and interactions in fibre lasers,” Electron. Lett. 28, 1981–1983 (1992).

J. N. Elgin, “Soliton propagation in an optical fiber with third-order dispersion,” Opt. Lett. 17, 1409–1410 (1992).

H. A. Haus, J. G. Fujimoto, and E. P. Ippen, “Analytic theory of additive pulse and Kerr lens mode locking,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2086–2096 (1992).

F. Krausz, M. E. Fermann, T. Brabec, P. F. Curley, M. Hofer, M. H. Ober, C. Spielmann, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Femtosecond solid-state laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2097–2121 (1992).

T. Brabec, C. Spielmann, P. F. Curley, and F. Krausz, “Kerr lens mode locking,” Opt. Lett. 17, 1292–1294 (1992).

J. P. Gordon, “Dispersive perturbations of solitons of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 91–97 (1992).

G. R. Hadley, “Transparent boundary condition for beam propagation,” Opt. Lett. 16, 624–626 (1991).

D. E. Spence, P. N. Kean, and W. Sibbett, “60-fsec pulse generation from a self-mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser,” Opt. Lett. 16, 42–44 (1991).

T. Brabec, C. Spielmann, and F. Krausz, “Mode locking in solitary lasers,” Opt. Lett. 16, 1961–1963 (1991).

I. N. Duling III, “Subpicosecond all-fibre erbium laser,” Electron. Lett. 27, 544–545 (1991).

H. A. Haus, J. G. Fujimoto, and E. P. Ippen, “Structures for additive pulse mode locking,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 2068–2076 (1991).

M. E. Fermann, M. Hofer, F. Haberl, A. J. Schmidt, and L. Turi, “Additive-pulse-compression mode locking of a neodymium fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 16, 244–246 (1991).

S. M. J. Kelly, K. Smith, K. J. Blow, and N. J. Doran, “Average soliton dynamics of a high-gain erbium fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 16, 1337–1339 (1991).

P. K. A. Wai, H. H. Chen, and Y. C. Lee, “Radiations by “solitons” at the zero group-dispersion wavelength of single-mode optical fibers,” Phys. Rev. A 41, 426–439 (1990).

H. H. Kuehl and C. Y. Zhang, “Effects of higher-order dispersion on envelope solitons,” Phys. Fluids B 2, 889–900 (1990).

M. E. Fermann, F. Haberl, M. Hofer, and H. Hochreiter, “Nonlinear amplifying loop mirror,” Opt. Lett. 15, 752–754 (1990).

Y. Kodama and A. Hasegawa, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in a monomode dielectric guide,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23, 510–524 (1987).

A. C. Newell, “The inverse scattering transform, nonlinear waves, singular perturbations and synchronized solitons,” Rocky Mount. J. Math. 8, 25–52 (1978).

V. I. Karpman and E. M. Maslov, “Perturbation theory for solitons,” Sov. Phys. JETP 46, 281–291 (1977).

J. N. Elgin, T. Brabec, and S. M. J. Kelly, “A perturbative theory of soliton propagation in the presence of third order dispersion,” Opt. Commun. 114, 321–328 (1995).

C. Spielmann, P. F. Curley, T. Brabec, and F. Krausz, “Ultrabroadband femtosecond lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-30, 1100–1114 (1994).

T. Brabec and S. M. J. Kelly, “Third-order dispersion as a limiting factor to mode locking in femtosecond solitary lasers,” Opt. Lett. 18, 2002–2004 (1993).

P. F. Curley, C. Spielmann, T. Brabec, F. Krausz, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Operation of a femtosecond Ti:sapphire solitary laser in the vicinity of zero group-delay dispersion,” Opt. Lett. 18, 54–56 (1993).

F. Krausz, M. E. Fermann, T. Brabec, P. F. Curley, M. Hofer, M. H. Ober, C. Spielmann, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Femtosecond solid-state laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2097–2121 (1992).

T. Brabec, C. Spielmann, P. F. Curley, and F. Krausz, “Kerr lens mode locking,” Opt. Lett. 17, 1292–1294 (1992).

T. Brabec, C. Spielmann, and F. Krausz, “Mode locking in solitary lasers,” Opt. Lett. 16, 1961–1963 (1991).

P. K. A. Wai, H. H. Chen, and Y. C. Lee, “Radiations by “solitons” at the zero group-dispersion wavelength of single-mode optical fibers,” Phys. Rev. A 41, 426–439 (1990).

P. K. A. Wai, C. R. Menyuk, Y. C. Lee, and H. H. Chen, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in the neighborhood of the zero-dispersion wavelength of monomode optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 11, 464–466 (1986).

C. Spielmann, P. F. Curley, T. Brabec, and F. Krausz, “Ultrabroadband femtosecond lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-30, 1100–1114 (1994).

P. F. Curley, C. Spielmann, T. Brabec, F. Krausz, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Operation of a femtosecond Ti:sapphire solitary laser in the vicinity of zero group-delay dispersion,” Opt. Lett. 18, 54–56 (1993).

F. Krausz, M. E. Fermann, T. Brabec, P. F. Curley, M. Hofer, M. H. Ober, C. Spielmann, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Femtosecond solid-state laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2097–2121 (1992).

T. Brabec, C. Spielmann, P. F. Curley, and F. Krausz, “Kerr lens mode locking,” Opt. Lett. 17, 1292–1294 (1992).

I. N. Duling III, “Subpicosecond all-fibre erbium laser,” Electron. Lett. 27, 544–545 (1991).

J. N. Elgin, T. Brabec, and S. M. J. Kelly, “A perturbative theory of soliton propagation in the presence of third order dispersion,” Opt. Commun. 114, 321–328 (1995).

J. N. Elgin, “Perturbations of optical solitons,” Phys. Rev. A 47, 4331–4341 (1993).

J. N. Elgin, “Soliton propagation in an optical fiber with third-order dispersion,” Opt. Lett. 17, 1409–1410 (1992).

M. E. Fermann, M. J. Andrejco, Y. Silberberg, and A. M. Weiner, “Generation of pulses shorter than 200 fs from a passively mode-locked Er fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 18, 48–50 (1993).

F. Krausz, M. E. Fermann, T. Brabec, P. F. Curley, M. Hofer, M. H. Ober, C. Spielmann, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Femtosecond solid-state laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2097–2121 (1992).

M. E. Fermann, M. Hofer, F. Haberl, A. J. Schmidt, and L. Turi, “Additive-pulse-compression mode locking of a neodymium fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 16, 244–246 (1991).

M. E. Fermann, F. Haberl, M. Hofer, and H. Hochreiter, “Nonlinear amplifying loop mirror,” Opt. Lett. 15, 752–754 (1990).

H. A. Haus, J. G. Fujimoto, and E. P. Ippen, “Analytic theory of additive pulse and Kerr lens mode locking,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2086–2096 (1992).

H. A. Haus, J. G. Fujimoto, and E. P. Ippen, “Structures for additive pulse mode locking,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 2068–2076 (1991).

I. M. Uzunov, M. Golles, and F. Lederer, “Stabilization of soliton trains in optical fibers in the presence of third-order dispersion,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 1164–1166 (1995).

I. M. Uzunov, M. Golles, and F. Lederer, “Soliton interaction in the presence of bandwidth limited amplification near the zero-dispersion wavelength,” Electron. Lett. 30, 882–883 (1994).

E. A. Golovchenko, A. N. Pilipetskii, C. R. Menyuk, J. P. Gordon, and L. F. Mollenauer, “Soliton propagation with up- and down-sliding-frequency guiding filters,” Opt. Lett. 20, 539–541 (1995).

J. P. Gordon, “Dispersive perturbations of solitons of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 91–97 (1992).

R. L. Fork, O. E. Martinez, and J. P. Gordon, “Negative dispersion using pairs of prisms,” Opt. Lett. 9, 150–152 (1984).

M. E. Fermann, M. Hofer, F. Haberl, A. J. Schmidt, and L. Turi, “Additive-pulse-compression mode locking of a neodymium fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 16, 244–246 (1991).

M. E. Fermann, F. Haberl, M. Hofer, and H. Hochreiter, “Nonlinear amplifying loop mirror,” Opt. Lett. 15, 752–754 (1990).

Y. Kodama and A. Hasegawa, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in a monomode dielectric guide,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23, 510–524 (1987).

H. A. Haus, J. D. Moores, and L. E. Nelson, “Effect of third-order dispersion on passive mode locking,” Opt. Lett. 18, 51–53 (1993).

H. A. Haus, J. G. Fujimoto, and E. P. Ippen, “Analytic theory of additive pulse and Kerr lens mode locking,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2086–2096 (1992).

H. A. Haus, J. G. Fujimoto, and E. P. Ippen, “Structures for additive pulse mode locking,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 2068–2076 (1991).

E. P. Ippen, H. A. Haus, and L. Y. Liu, “Additive pulse modelocking,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 1736–1743 (1989).

F. Krausz, M. E. Fermann, T. Brabec, P. F. Curley, M. Hofer, M. H. Ober, C. Spielmann, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Femtosecond solid-state laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2097–2121 (1992).

M. E. Fermann, M. Hofer, F. Haberl, A. J. Schmidt, and L. Turi, “Additive-pulse-compression mode locking of a neodymium fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 16, 244–246 (1991).

M. E. Fermann, F. Haberl, M. Hofer, and H. Hochreiter, “Nonlinear amplifying loop mirror,” Opt. Lett. 15, 752–754 (1990).

H. A. Haus, J. G. Fujimoto, and E. P. Ippen, “Analytic theory of additive pulse and Kerr lens mode locking,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2086–2096 (1992).

H. A. Haus, J. G. Fujimoto, and E. P. Ippen, “Structures for additive pulse mode locking,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 2068–2076 (1991).

E. P. Ippen, H. A. Haus, and L. Y. Liu, “Additive pulse modelocking,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 1736–1743 (1989).

V. I. Karpman, “Radiation by solitons due to higher-order dispersion,” Phys. Rev. E 47, 2073–2082 (1993).

V. I. Karpman and E. M. Maslov, “Perturbation theory for solitons,” Sov. Phys. JETP 46, 281–291 (1977).

J. N. Elgin, T. Brabec, and S. M. J. Kelly, “A perturbative theory of soliton propagation in the presence of third order dispersion,” Opt. Commun. 114, 321–328 (1995).

T. Brabec and S. M. J. Kelly, “Third-order dispersion as a limiting factor to mode locking in femtosecond solitary lasers,” Opt. Lett. 18, 2002–2004 (1993).

S. M. J. Kelly, K. Smith, K. J. Blow, and N. J. Doran, “Average soliton dynamics of a high-gain erbium fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 16, 1337–1339 (1991).

Y. Kodama, M. Romagnoli, S. Wabnitz, and M. Midrio, “Role of third-order dispersion on soliton instabilities and interactions in optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 19, 165–167 (1994).

Y. Kodama, M. Romagnoli, and S. Wabnitz, “Soliton stability and interactions in fibre lasers,” Electron. Lett. 28, 1981–1983 (1992).

Y. Kodama and A. Hasegawa, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in a monomode dielectric guide,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23, 510–524 (1987).

A. Stingl, M. Lenzner, C. Spielmann, F. Krausz, and R. Szipocs, “Sub-10-fs mirror-dispersion-controlled Ti:sapphire laser,” Opt. Lett. 20, 602–604 (1995).

C. Spielmann, P. F. Curley, T. Brabec, and F. Krausz, “Ultrabroadband femtosecond lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-30, 1100–1114 (1994).

P. F. Curley, C. Spielmann, T. Brabec, F. Krausz, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Operation of a femtosecond Ti:sapphire solitary laser in the vicinity of zero group-delay dispersion,” Opt. Lett. 18, 54–56 (1993).

F. Krausz, M. E. Fermann, T. Brabec, P. F. Curley, M. Hofer, M. H. Ober, C. Spielmann, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Femtosecond solid-state laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2097–2121 (1992).

T. Brabec, C. Spielmann, P. F. Curley, and F. Krausz, “Kerr lens mode locking,” Opt. Lett. 17, 1292–1294 (1992).

T. Brabec, C. Spielmann, and F. Krausz, “Mode locking in solitary lasers,” Opt. Lett. 16, 1961–1963 (1991).

H. H. Kuehl and C. Y. Zhang, “Effects of higher-order dispersion on envelope solitons,” Phys. Fluids B 2, 889–900 (1990).

I. M. Uzunov, M. Golles, and F. Lederer, “Stabilization of soliton trains in optical fibers in the presence of third-order dispersion,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 1164–1166 (1995).

I. M. Uzunov, M. Golles, and F. Lederer, “Soliton interaction in the presence of bandwidth limited amplification near the zero-dispersion wavelength,” Electron. Lett. 30, 882–883 (1994).

P. K. A. Wai, H. H. Chen, and Y. C. Lee, “Radiations by “solitons” at the zero group-dispersion wavelength of single-mode optical fibers,” Phys. Rev. A 41, 426–439 (1990).

P. K. A. Wai, C. R. Menyuk, Y. C. Lee, and H. H. Chen, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in the neighborhood of the zero-dispersion wavelength of monomode optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 11, 464–466 (1986).

V. I. Karpman and E. M. Maslov, “Perturbation theory for solitons,” Sov. Phys. JETP 46, 281–291 (1977).

E. A. Golovchenko, A. N. Pilipetskii, C. R. Menyuk, J. P. Gordon, and L. F. Mollenauer, “Soliton propagation with up- and down-sliding-frequency guiding filters,” Opt. Lett. 20, 539–541 (1995).

P. K. A. Wai, C. R. Menyuk, Y. C. Lee, and H. H. Chen, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in the neighborhood of the zero-dispersion wavelength of monomode optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 11, 464–466 (1986).

E. A. Golovchenko, A. N. Pilipetskii, C. R. Menyuk, J. P. Gordon, and L. F. Mollenauer, “Soliton propagation with up- and down-sliding-frequency guiding filters,” Opt. Lett. 20, 539–541 (1995).

L. F. Mollenauer and R. H. Stolen, “The soliton laser,” Opt. Lett. 9, 13–15 (1984).

A. C. Newell, “The inverse scattering transform, nonlinear waves, singular perturbations and synchronized solitons,” Rocky Mount. J. Math. 8, 25–52 (1978).

F. Krausz, M. E. Fermann, T. Brabec, P. F. Curley, M. Hofer, M. H. Ober, C. Spielmann, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Femtosecond solid-state laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2097–2121 (1992).

Y. Kodama, M. Romagnoli, S. Wabnitz, and M. Midrio, “Role of third-order dispersion on soliton instabilities and interactions in optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 19, 165–167 (1994).

Y. Kodama, M. Romagnoli, and S. Wabnitz, “Soliton stability and interactions in fibre lasers,” Electron. Lett. 28, 1981–1983 (1992).

P. F. Curley, C. Spielmann, T. Brabec, F. Krausz, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Operation of a femtosecond Ti:sapphire solitary laser in the vicinity of zero group-delay dispersion,” Opt. Lett. 18, 54–56 (1993).

F. Krausz, M. E. Fermann, T. Brabec, P. F. Curley, M. Hofer, M. H. Ober, C. Spielmann, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Femtosecond solid-state laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2097–2121 (1992).

M. E. Fermann, M. Hofer, F. Haberl, A. J. Schmidt, and L. Turi, “Additive-pulse-compression mode locking of a neodymium fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 16, 244–246 (1991).

A. Stingl, M. Lenzner, C. Spielmann, F. Krausz, and R. Szipocs, “Sub-10-fs mirror-dispersion-controlled Ti:sapphire laser,” Opt. Lett. 20, 602–604 (1995).

C. Spielmann, P. F. Curley, T. Brabec, and F. Krausz, “Ultrabroadband femtosecond lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-30, 1100–1114 (1994).

P. F. Curley, C. Spielmann, T. Brabec, F. Krausz, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Operation of a femtosecond Ti:sapphire solitary laser in the vicinity of zero group-delay dispersion,” Opt. Lett. 18, 54–56 (1993).

F. Krausz, M. E. Fermann, T. Brabec, P. F. Curley, M. Hofer, M. H. Ober, C. Spielmann, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Femtosecond solid-state laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2097–2121 (1992).

T. Brabec, C. Spielmann, P. F. Curley, and F. Krausz, “Kerr lens mode locking,” Opt. Lett. 17, 1292–1294 (1992).

T. Brabec, C. Spielmann, and F. Krausz, “Mode locking in solitary lasers,” Opt. Lett. 16, 1961–1963 (1991).

I. M. Uzunov, M. Golles, and F. Lederer, “Stabilization of soliton trains in optical fibers in the presence of third-order dispersion,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 1164–1166 (1995).

I. M. Uzunov, M. Golles, and F. Lederer, “Soliton interaction in the presence of bandwidth limited amplification near the zero-dispersion wavelength,” Electron. Lett. 30, 882–883 (1994).

Y. Kodama, M. Romagnoli, S. Wabnitz, and M. Midrio, “Role of third-order dispersion on soliton instabilities and interactions in optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 19, 165–167 (1994).

Y. Kodama, M. Romagnoli, and S. Wabnitz, “Soliton stability and interactions in fibre lasers,” Electron. Lett. 28, 1981–1983 (1992).

P. K. A. Wai, H. H. Chen, and Y. C. Lee, “Radiations by “solitons” at the zero group-dispersion wavelength of single-mode optical fibers,” Phys. Rev. A 41, 426–439 (1990).

P. K. A. Wai, C. R. Menyuk, Y. C. Lee, and H. H. Chen, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in the neighborhood of the zero-dispersion wavelength of monomode optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 11, 464–466 (1986).

P. F. Curley, C. Spielmann, T. Brabec, F. Krausz, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Operation of a femtosecond Ti:sapphire solitary laser in the vicinity of zero group-delay dispersion,” Opt. Lett. 18, 54–56 (1993).

F. Krausz, M. E. Fermann, T. Brabec, P. F. Curley, M. Hofer, M. H. Ober, C. Spielmann, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Femtosecond solid-state laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2097–2121 (1992).

H. H. Kuehl and C. Y. Zhang, “Effects of higher-order dispersion on envelope solitons,” Phys. Fluids B 2, 889–900 (1990).

I. N. Duling III, “Subpicosecond all-fibre erbium laser,” Electron. Lett. 27, 544–545 (1991).

Y. Kodama, M. Romagnoli, and S. Wabnitz, “Soliton stability and interactions in fibre lasers,” Electron. Lett. 28, 1981–1983 (1992).

I. M. Uzunov, M. Golles, and F. Lederer, “Soliton interaction in the presence of bandwidth limited amplification near the zero-dispersion wavelength,” Electron. Lett. 30, 882–883 (1994).

F. Krausz, M. E. Fermann, T. Brabec, P. F. Curley, M. Hofer, M. H. Ober, C. Spielmann, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Femtosecond solid-state laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2097–2121 (1992).

C. Spielmann, P. F. Curley, T. Brabec, and F. Krausz, “Ultrabroadband femtosecond lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-30, 1100–1114 (1994).

H. A. Haus, J. G. Fujimoto, and E. P. Ippen, “Analytic theory of additive pulse and Kerr lens mode locking,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-28, 2086–2096 (1992).

Y. Kodama and A. Hasegawa, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in a monomode dielectric guide,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23, 510–524 (1987).

K. J. Blow and D. Wood, “Mode-locked lasers with nonlinear external cavities,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 5, 629–632 (1988).

E. P. Ippen, H. A. Haus, and L. Y. Liu, “Additive pulse modelocking,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 1736–1743 (1989).

H. A. Haus, J. G. Fujimoto, and E. P. Ippen, “Structures for additive pulse mode locking,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 2068–2076 (1991).

I. M. Uzunov, M. Golles, and F. Lederer, “Stabilization of soliton trains in optical fibers in the presence of third-order dispersion,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 1164–1166 (1995).

J. P. Gordon, “Dispersive perturbations of solitons of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 91–97 (1992).

J. N. Elgin, T. Brabec, and S. M. J. Kelly, “A perturbative theory of soliton propagation in the presence of third order dispersion,” Opt. Commun. 114, 321–328 (1995).

J. N. Elgin, “Soliton propagation in an optical fiber with third-order dispersion,” Opt. Lett. 17, 1409–1410 (1992).

R. L. Fork, O. E. Martinez, and J. P. Gordon, “Negative dispersion using pairs of prisms,” Opt. Lett. 9, 150–152 (1984).

H. A. Haus, J. D. Moores, and L. E. Nelson, “Effect of third-order dispersion on passive mode locking,” Opt. Lett. 18, 51–53 (1993).

T. Brabec and S. M. J. Kelly, “Third-order dispersion as a limiting factor to mode locking in femtosecond solitary lasers,” Opt. Lett. 18, 2002–2004 (1993).

P. F. Curley, C. Spielmann, T. Brabec, F. Krausz, E. Wintner, and A. J. Schmidt, “Operation of a femtosecond Ti:sapphire solitary laser in the vicinity of zero group-delay dispersion,” Opt. Lett. 18, 54–56 (1993).

Y. Kodama, M. Romagnoli, S. Wabnitz, and M. Midrio, “Role of third-order dispersion on soliton instabilities and interactions in optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 19, 165–167 (1994).

E. A. Golovchenko, A. N. Pilipetskii, C. R. Menyuk, J. P. Gordon, and L. F. Mollenauer, “Soliton propagation with up- and down-sliding-frequency guiding filters,” Opt. Lett. 20, 539–541 (1995).

D. E. Spence, P. N. Kean, and W. Sibbett, “60-fsec pulse generation from a self-mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser,” Opt. Lett. 16, 42–44 (1991).

T. Brabec, C. Spielmann, P. F. Curley, and F. Krausz, “Kerr lens mode locking,” Opt. Lett. 17, 1292–1294 (1992).

M. T. Asaki, C. P. Huang, D. Garvey, J. Zhou, H. C. Kapteyn, and M. M. Murnane, “Generation of 11-fs pulses from a self-mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser,” Opt. Lett. 18, 977–979 (1993).

A. Stingl, M. Lenzner, C. Spielmann, F. Krausz, and R. Szipocs, “Sub-10-fs mirror-dispersion-controlled Ti:sapphire laser,” Opt. Lett. 20, 602–604 (1995).

M. E. Fermann, M. Hofer, F. Haberl, A. J. Schmidt, and L. Turi, “Additive-pulse-compression mode locking of a neodymium fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 16, 244–246 (1991).

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