Experimental and theoretical developments in optical fiber soliton lasers are reviewed. We first review the fundamentals of optical fiber soliton lasers from an experimental viewpoint, including soliton generation and control mechanisms, and highlight the similarities between developments in soliton fiber lasers and soliton transmissions systems. We then review the mathematical theory of soliton lasers based on a master equation description, highlighting some interesting solutions and recent results concerning soliton stability.
|Title of host publication||Optical solitons|
|Subtitle of host publication||theoretical and experimental challenges|
|Place of Publication||Berlin, Germany|
|Publisher||Springer, Springer Nature|
|Number of pages||33|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|
|Name||Lecture notes in physics|