Backward-optical-injection mode-locking of a semiconductor optical amplifier fiber laser with a 60-ps optical comb-like dark pulse-train is demonstrated with pulsewidth, linewidth and time-bandwidth product of 1.8 ps, 2.08 nm and 0.48, respectively, after dispersion compensation.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
I. Chiu, M. Wu, and G. Lin, "Generation of 1.8-ps Mode-Locked Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Fiber Laser Pulses by 60-ps Backward Optical Dark Comb Injection," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JWB50.
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