Abstract

The generation and evolution processes of noise-like pulses (NLPs) in an all-normal-dispersion nonlinear polarization rotation (NPR) mode-locked Yb-doped fiber laser are numerically and experimentally investigated. We demonstrate that the amplitude modulation induced by reverse saturable absorption and the peak-power-limiting effect of the NPR plays a key role in the formation of fine-structure oscillations of NLPs. The width variation of the NLPs is also discussed in detail.

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» Visualization 1       The video recording of the measured noise-like pulses at output 1 (see Visualization 1).
» Visualization 2       The video recording of the measured noise-like pulses at output 2 (see Visualization 2).
» Visualization 3       The video recording of the measured noise-like pulses at output 3 (see Visualization 3).

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