Polarization dynamics in mode-locked fiber lasers with carbon nanotubes

T. Habruseva, M. Mkhitaryan, S. Sergeyev, A. Rozhin, S. Turitsyn


We study polarization dynamics of a harmonic mode-locked erbium-doped fiber laser with carbon nanotubes saturable absorber. New types of vector solitons are shown for multi-pulse and harmonic mode-locked operation with locked, switching and precessing polarization states.