A monolithic fiber laser incorporating an electrically driven microstructured fiber is Q-switched exploiting nanosecond polarization rotation and multi-pass amplification. All components are in-fiber, simplifying fabrication and improving robustness.
© 2010 The Optical Society
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers
Z. Yu, W. Margulis, W. Margulis, M. Malmström, O. Tarasenko, and F. Laurell, "Q-Switching a Fiber Laser with an Electrically Controlled Microstructured Fiber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper CMW2.
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