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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 2009
  • pp: G28–G32

Broadband output from an actively mode-locked fiber ring laser

Deepa Venkitesh, Aditi Ghosh, and R. Vijaya  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 31, pp. G28-G32 (2009)

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Nonlinear effects are invoked with the inclusion of a dispersion shifted fiber in the cavity of an actively mode-locked erbium-doped fiber ring laser. The spectrally broadened output is analyzed both in the time and the spectral domains for different lengths of this specialty fiber. A maximum spectral width of 52 nm is achieved at a pump power of 180 mW under optimized conditions in this configuration.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

Original Manuscript: April 13, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 6, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 10, 2009
Published: July 22, 2009

Deepa Venkitesh, Aditi Ghosh, and R. Vijaya, "Broadband output from an actively mode-locked fiber ring laser," Appl. Opt. 48, G28-G32 (2009)

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