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Using passively mode-locked femtosecond (fs) fiber laser and polarization maintaining fibers, the compact system of wavelength-tunable femtosecond (fs) fundamental soliton pulse generation is realized. The monocolored soliton pulse, not multicolored ones, with the ideal sech/sup 2/ shape is generated, and its wavelength can be linearly shifted by varying merely the fiber-input power in the wide wavelength region of 1.56-1.78 /spl mu/m for a 75-m fiber. The soliton pulses of less than 200 fs are generated with the high conversion efficiency of 75%-85%. This system can be widely used as a portable and practical wavelength-tunable fs optical pulse sources.