Numerical study of the polarization proprieties in a ring cavity with total polarization control

Authors

  • L. A. Rodriguez Morales Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electrónica
  • I. Armas-Rivera Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electrónica
  • M. Durán-Sánchez Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electrónica
  • B. Ibarra-Escamilla Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electrónica

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31349.SuplRevMexFis.2.1.37

Keywords:

Mode-loked lasers, solitons, fiber lasers, NPR,

Abstract

We report the numerical study of the polarization properties of a net anomalous dispersion ring cavity with total polarization control. As a mode locker, we use the nonlinear polarization rotation (NPR) method. The initial ellipticity and azimuth were fixed to 13° and 0°, respectively. The simulations, made by the split-step Fourier method, show changes in polarization with respect to initial conditions, after the mode-lock process such as previously reported in the literature. It was found that polarization changes are caused by non-linear birefringence. The pulsed laser produces solitonic pulses with 0.4 ps FWHM and 240 W peak power.

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