Abstract

Polarization rotation vector solitons formed in a fiber laser passively mode locked with atomic layer graphene were experimentally investigated. It was found that different from the case of the polarization locked vector soliton formed in the laser, two extra sets of spectral sidebands always appear on the soliton spectrum of the polarization rotating vector solitons. We confirm that the new sets of spectral sidebands have the same formation mechanism as that of the Kelly sidebands.

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2012 (2)

R. Gumenyuk, M. S. Gaponenko, K. V. Yumashev, A. A. Onushchenko, and O. G. Okhotnikov, “Vector soliton bunching in thulium-holmium fiber laser mode locked with PbS quantum-dot-doped glass absorber,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.48(7), 903–907 (2012).
[CrossRef]

J. Ma, G. Q. Xie, P. Lv, W. L. Gao, P. Yuan, L. J. Qian, H. H. Yu, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, and D. Y. Tang, “Graphene mode-locked femtosecond laser at 2 μm wavelength,” Opt. Lett.37(11), 2085–2087 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2011 (1)

J. H. Wong, K. Wu, H. H. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Wang, S. Aditya, P. Shum, S. Fu, E. J. R. Kelleher, A. Chernov, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Vector solitons in a laser passively mode-locked by single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Opt. Commun.284(7), 2007–2011 (2011).
[CrossRef]

2010 (3)

X. Wu, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, and H. Zhang, “Mode-Locking of fiber lasers induced by residual polarization dependent loss of cavity components,” Laser Phys.20(10), 1913–1917 (2010).
[CrossRef]

H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, Q. L. Bao, and K. P. Loh, “Vector dissipative solitons in graphene mode locked fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun.283(17), 3334–3338 (2010).
[CrossRef]

W. D. Tan, C. Y. Su, R. J. Knize, G. Q. Xie, L. J. Li, and D. Y. Tang, “Mode locking of ceramic Nd:yttrium aluminum garnet with graphene as a saturable absorber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.96(3), 031106 (2010).
[CrossRef]

2009 (2)

Q. Bao, H. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Ni, Y. Yan, Z. X. Shen, K. P. Loh, and D. Y. Tang, “Atomic-layer graphene as a saturable absorber for ultrafast pulsed lasers,” Adv. Funct. Mater.19(19), 3077–3083 (2009).
[CrossRef]

L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, X. Wu, H. Zhang, and H. Y. Tam, “Coexistence of polarization-locked and polarization-rotating vector solitons in a fiber laser with SESAM,” Opt. Lett.34(20), 3059–3061 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2008 (2)

1997 (1)

1995 (1)

1994 (1)

N. Akhmediev, A. Buryak, and J. M. Soto-Crespo, “Elliptically polarised solitons in birefringent optical fibers,” Opt. Commun.112(5-6), 278–282 (1994).
[CrossRef]

1992 (2)

S. M. J. Kelly, “Characteristic sideband instability of periodically amplified average soliton,” Electron. Lett.28(8), 806–807 (1992).
[CrossRef]

M. Haelterman, S. Trillo, and S. Wabnitz, “Dissipative modulation instability in a nonlinear dispersive ring cavity,” Opt. Commun.91(5-6), 401–407 (1992).
[CrossRef]

1989 (1)

1988 (1)

1987 (2)

1986 (1)

S. Trillo, S. Wabnitz, R. H. Stolen, G. Assanto, C. T. Seaton, and G. I. Stegeman, “Experimental observation of polarization instability in a birefringent optical fiber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.49(19), 1224–1226 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Aditya, S.

J. H. Wong, K. Wu, H. H. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Wang, S. Aditya, P. Shum, S. Fu, E. J. R. Kelleher, A. Chernov, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Vector solitons in a laser passively mode-locked by single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Opt. Commun.284(7), 2007–2011 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Afanasjev, V. V.

Akhmediev, N.

N. Akhmediev, A. Buryak, and J. M. Soto-Crespo, “Elliptically polarised solitons in birefringent optical fibers,” Opt. Commun.112(5-6), 278–282 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Assanto, G.

S. Trillo, S. Wabnitz, R. H. Stolen, G. Assanto, C. T. Seaton, and G. I. Stegeman, “Experimental observation of polarization instability in a birefringent optical fiber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.49(19), 1224–1226 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Bao, Q.

Q. Bao, H. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Ni, Y. Yan, Z. X. Shen, K. P. Loh, and D. Y. Tang, “Atomic-layer graphene as a saturable absorber for ultrafast pulsed lasers,” Adv. Funct. Mater.19(19), 3077–3083 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Bao, Q. L.

H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, Q. L. Bao, and K. P. Loh, “Vector dissipative solitons in graphene mode locked fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun.283(17), 3334–3338 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Blow, K. J.

Buryak, A.

N. Akhmediev, A. Buryak, and J. M. Soto-Crespo, “Elliptically polarised solitons in birefringent optical fibers,” Opt. Commun.112(5-6), 278–282 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Chernov, A.

J. H. Wong, K. Wu, H. H. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Wang, S. Aditya, P. Shum, S. Fu, E. J. R. Kelleher, A. Chernov, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Vector solitons in a laser passively mode-locked by single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Opt. Commun.284(7), 2007–2011 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Christodoulides, D. N.

Collings, B. C.

Cundiff, S. T.

Doran, N. J.

Fu, S.

J. H. Wong, K. Wu, H. H. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Wang, S. Aditya, P. Shum, S. Fu, E. J. R. Kelleher, A. Chernov, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Vector solitons in a laser passively mode-locked by single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Opt. Commun.284(7), 2007–2011 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Gao, W. L.

Gaponenko, M. S.

R. Gumenyuk, M. S. Gaponenko, K. V. Yumashev, A. A. Onushchenko, and O. G. Okhotnikov, “Vector soliton bunching in thulium-holmium fiber laser mode locked with PbS quantum-dot-doped glass absorber,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.48(7), 903–907 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Gordon, J. P.

Gumenyuk, R.

R. Gumenyuk, M. S. Gaponenko, K. V. Yumashev, A. A. Onushchenko, and O. G. Okhotnikov, “Vector soliton bunching in thulium-holmium fiber laser mode locked with PbS quantum-dot-doped glass absorber,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.48(7), 903–907 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Haelterman, M.

M. Haelterman, S. Trillo, and S. Wabnitz, “Dissipative modulation instability in a nonlinear dispersive ring cavity,” Opt. Commun.91(5-6), 401–407 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Islam, M. N.

Joseph, R. I.

Kelleher, E. J. R.

J. H. Wong, K. Wu, H. H. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Wang, S. Aditya, P. Shum, S. Fu, E. J. R. Kelleher, A. Chernov, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Vector solitons in a laser passively mode-locked by single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Opt. Commun.284(7), 2007–2011 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Kelly, S. M. J.

S. M. J. Kelly, “Characteristic sideband instability of periodically amplified average soliton,” Electron. Lett.28(8), 806–807 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Knize, R. J.

W. D. Tan, C. Y. Su, R. J. Knize, G. Q. Xie, L. J. Li, and D. Y. Tang, “Mode locking of ceramic Nd:yttrium aluminum garnet with graphene as a saturable absorber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.96(3), 031106 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Knox, W. H.

Li, L. J.

W. D. Tan, C. Y. Su, R. J. Knize, G. Q. Xie, L. J. Li, and D. Y. Tang, “Mode locking of ceramic Nd:yttrium aluminum garnet with graphene as a saturable absorber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.96(3), 031106 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Liu, H. H.

J. H. Wong, K. Wu, H. H. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Wang, S. Aditya, P. Shum, S. Fu, E. J. R. Kelleher, A. Chernov, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Vector solitons in a laser passively mode-locked by single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Opt. Commun.284(7), 2007–2011 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Loh, K. P.

H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, Q. L. Bao, and K. P. Loh, “Vector dissipative solitons in graphene mode locked fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun.283(17), 3334–3338 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Q. Bao, H. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Ni, Y. Yan, Z. X. Shen, K. P. Loh, and D. Y. Tang, “Atomic-layer graphene as a saturable absorber for ultrafast pulsed lasers,” Adv. Funct. Mater.19(19), 3077–3083 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Lv, P.

Ma, J.

Menyuk, C. R.

Ni, Z.

Q. Bao, H. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Ni, Y. Yan, Z. X. Shen, K. P. Loh, and D. Y. Tang, “Atomic-layer graphene as a saturable absorber for ultrafast pulsed lasers,” Adv. Funct. Mater.19(19), 3077–3083 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Obraztsova, E. D.

J. H. Wong, K. Wu, H. H. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Wang, S. Aditya, P. Shum, S. Fu, E. J. R. Kelleher, A. Chernov, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Vector solitons in a laser passively mode-locked by single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Opt. Commun.284(7), 2007–2011 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Okhotnikov, O. G.

R. Gumenyuk, M. S. Gaponenko, K. V. Yumashev, A. A. Onushchenko, and O. G. Okhotnikov, “Vector soliton bunching in thulium-holmium fiber laser mode locked with PbS quantum-dot-doped glass absorber,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.48(7), 903–907 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Onushchenko, A. A.

R. Gumenyuk, M. S. Gaponenko, K. V. Yumashev, A. A. Onushchenko, and O. G. Okhotnikov, “Vector soliton bunching in thulium-holmium fiber laser mode locked with PbS quantum-dot-doped glass absorber,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.48(7), 903–907 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Ouyang, C.

J. H. Wong, K. Wu, H. H. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Wang, S. Aditya, P. Shum, S. Fu, E. J. R. Kelleher, A. Chernov, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Vector solitons in a laser passively mode-locked by single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Opt. Commun.284(7), 2007–2011 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Poole, C. D.

Qian, L. J.

Seaton, C. T.

S. Trillo, S. Wabnitz, R. H. Stolen, G. Assanto, C. T. Seaton, and G. I. Stegeman, “Experimental observation of polarization instability in a birefringent optical fiber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.49(19), 1224–1226 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Shen, Z. X.

Q. Bao, H. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Ni, Y. Yan, Z. X. Shen, K. P. Loh, and D. Y. Tang, “Atomic-layer graphene as a saturable absorber for ultrafast pulsed lasers,” Adv. Funct. Mater.19(19), 3077–3083 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Shum, P.

J. H. Wong, K. Wu, H. H. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Wang, S. Aditya, P. Shum, S. Fu, E. J. R. Kelleher, A. Chernov, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Vector solitons in a laser passively mode-locked by single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Opt. Commun.284(7), 2007–2011 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Soto-Crespo, J. M.

N. Akhmediev, A. Buryak, and J. M. Soto-Crespo, “Elliptically polarised solitons in birefringent optical fibers,” Opt. Commun.112(5-6), 278–282 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Stegeman, G. I.

S. Trillo, S. Wabnitz, R. H. Stolen, G. Assanto, C. T. Seaton, and G. I. Stegeman, “Experimental observation of polarization instability in a birefringent optical fiber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.49(19), 1224–1226 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Stolen, R. H.

S. Trillo, S. Wabnitz, R. H. Stolen, G. Assanto, C. T. Seaton, and G. I. Stegeman, “Experimental observation of polarization instability in a birefringent optical fiber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.49(19), 1224–1226 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Su, C. Y.

W. D. Tan, C. Y. Su, R. J. Knize, G. Q. Xie, L. J. Li, and D. Y. Tang, “Mode locking of ceramic Nd:yttrium aluminum garnet with graphene as a saturable absorber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.96(3), 031106 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Tam, H. Y.

Tan, W. D.

W. D. Tan, C. Y. Su, R. J. Knize, G. Q. Xie, L. J. Li, and D. Y. Tang, “Mode locking of ceramic Nd:yttrium aluminum garnet with graphene as a saturable absorber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.96(3), 031106 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Tang, D. Y.

J. Ma, G. Q. Xie, P. Lv, W. L. Gao, P. Yuan, L. J. Qian, H. H. Yu, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, and D. Y. Tang, “Graphene mode-locked femtosecond laser at 2 μm wavelength,” Opt. Lett.37(11), 2085–2087 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, Q. L. Bao, and K. P. Loh, “Vector dissipative solitons in graphene mode locked fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun.283(17), 3334–3338 (2010).
[CrossRef]

X. Wu, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, and H. Zhang, “Mode-Locking of fiber lasers induced by residual polarization dependent loss of cavity components,” Laser Phys.20(10), 1913–1917 (2010).
[CrossRef]

W. D. Tan, C. Y. Su, R. J. Knize, G. Q. Xie, L. J. Li, and D. Y. Tang, “Mode locking of ceramic Nd:yttrium aluminum garnet with graphene as a saturable absorber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.96(3), 031106 (2010).
[CrossRef]

L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, X. Wu, H. Zhang, and H. Y. Tam, “Coexistence of polarization-locked and polarization-rotating vector solitons in a fiber laser with SESAM,” Opt. Lett.34(20), 3059–3061 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Q. Bao, H. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Ni, Y. Yan, Z. X. Shen, K. P. Loh, and D. Y. Tang, “Atomic-layer graphene as a saturable absorber for ultrafast pulsed lasers,” Adv. Funct. Mater.19(19), 3077–3083 (2009).
[CrossRef]

L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, H. Zhang, and X. Wu, “Polarization rotation locking of vector solitons in a fiber ring laser,” Opt. Express16(14), 10053–10058 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, and N. Xiang, “Coherent energy exchange between components of a vector soliton in fiber lasers,” Opt. Express16(17), 12618–12623 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Trillo, S.

M. Haelterman, S. Trillo, and S. Wabnitz, “Dissipative modulation instability in a nonlinear dispersive ring cavity,” Opt. Commun.91(5-6), 401–407 (1992).
[CrossRef]

S. Trillo, S. Wabnitz, R. H. Stolen, G. Assanto, C. T. Seaton, and G. I. Stegeman, “Experimental observation of polarization instability in a birefringent optical fiber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.49(19), 1224–1226 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Wabnitz, S.

M. Haelterman, S. Trillo, and S. Wabnitz, “Dissipative modulation instability in a nonlinear dispersive ring cavity,” Opt. Commun.91(5-6), 401–407 (1992).
[CrossRef]

S. Trillo, S. Wabnitz, R. H. Stolen, G. Assanto, C. T. Seaton, and G. I. Stegeman, “Experimental observation of polarization instability in a birefringent optical fiber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.49(19), 1224–1226 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Wang, H.

J. H. Wong, K. Wu, H. H. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Wang, S. Aditya, P. Shum, S. Fu, E. J. R. Kelleher, A. Chernov, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Vector solitons in a laser passively mode-locked by single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Opt. Commun.284(7), 2007–2011 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Wang, J. Y.

Wang, Y.

Q. Bao, H. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Ni, Y. Yan, Z. X. Shen, K. P. Loh, and D. Y. Tang, “Atomic-layer graphene as a saturable absorber for ultrafast pulsed lasers,” Adv. Funct. Mater.19(19), 3077–3083 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Wong, J. H.

J. H. Wong, K. Wu, H. H. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Wang, S. Aditya, P. Shum, S. Fu, E. J. R. Kelleher, A. Chernov, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Vector solitons in a laser passively mode-locked by single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Opt. Commun.284(7), 2007–2011 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Wood, D.

Wu, K.

J. H. Wong, K. Wu, H. H. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Wang, S. Aditya, P. Shum, S. Fu, E. J. R. Kelleher, A. Chernov, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Vector solitons in a laser passively mode-locked by single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Opt. Commun.284(7), 2007–2011 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Wu, X.

Xiang, N.

Xie, G. Q.

J. Ma, G. Q. Xie, P. Lv, W. L. Gao, P. Yuan, L. J. Qian, H. H. Yu, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, and D. Y. Tang, “Graphene mode-locked femtosecond laser at 2 μm wavelength,” Opt. Lett.37(11), 2085–2087 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

W. D. Tan, C. Y. Su, R. J. Knize, G. Q. Xie, L. J. Li, and D. Y. Tang, “Mode locking of ceramic Nd:yttrium aluminum garnet with graphene as a saturable absorber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.96(3), 031106 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Yan, Y.

Q. Bao, H. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Ni, Y. Yan, Z. X. Shen, K. P. Loh, and D. Y. Tang, “Atomic-layer graphene as a saturable absorber for ultrafast pulsed lasers,” Adv. Funct. Mater.19(19), 3077–3083 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Yu, H. H.

Yuan, P.

Yumashev, K. V.

R. Gumenyuk, M. S. Gaponenko, K. V. Yumashev, A. A. Onushchenko, and O. G. Okhotnikov, “Vector soliton bunching in thulium-holmium fiber laser mode locked with PbS quantum-dot-doped glass absorber,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.48(7), 903–907 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Zhang, H.

X. Wu, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, and H. Zhang, “Mode-Locking of fiber lasers induced by residual polarization dependent loss of cavity components,” Laser Phys.20(10), 1913–1917 (2010).
[CrossRef]

H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, Q. L. Bao, and K. P. Loh, “Vector dissipative solitons in graphene mode locked fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun.283(17), 3334–3338 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Q. Bao, H. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Ni, Y. Yan, Z. X. Shen, K. P. Loh, and D. Y. Tang, “Atomic-layer graphene as a saturable absorber for ultrafast pulsed lasers,” Adv. Funct. Mater.19(19), 3077–3083 (2009).
[CrossRef]

L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, X. Wu, H. Zhang, and H. Y. Tam, “Coexistence of polarization-locked and polarization-rotating vector solitons in a fiber laser with SESAM,” Opt. Lett.34(20), 3059–3061 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, and N. Xiang, “Coherent energy exchange between components of a vector soliton in fiber lasers,” Opt. Express16(17), 12618–12623 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, H. Zhang, and X. Wu, “Polarization rotation locking of vector solitons in a fiber ring laser,” Opt. Express16(14), 10053–10058 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Zhang, H. J.

Zhao, L. M.

Adv. Funct. Mater. (1)

Q. Bao, H. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Ni, Y. Yan, Z. X. Shen, K. P. Loh, and D. Y. Tang, “Atomic-layer graphene as a saturable absorber for ultrafast pulsed lasers,” Adv. Funct. Mater.19(19), 3077–3083 (2009).
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