A hybrid mode-locked fiber laser was built by using a PDMS/SWCNTs film as a saturable absorber. The system allows for a high repetition rate of 4 GHz, while achieving pulse widths of 730 fs.
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I. Hernandez-Romano, J. Davila-Rodriguez, D. Mandridis, J. J. Sanchez-Mondragon, P. J. Delfyett, and D. A. May-Arrioja, "4 GHz Hybrid Mode-Locked Fiber Laser Using PDMS/SWCNT Thin Film Composite," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CMK4.
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