A modelocking technique is presented in which the intensity dependent, co-propagating, core and cladding mode-coupling dynamics of a long-period fiber grating is used to achieve modelocking in a passive optical fiber laser.
© 2004 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
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
J. N. Kutz and K. Intrachat, "Simulations and modeling of passive modelocking using a long period fiber grating," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MC43.
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