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  • Vol. 32, Iss. 3 — Jan. 20, 1993
  • pp: 286–290

Self-mode locking in a Q-switched erbium-doped fiber laser

P. Myslinski, J. Chrostowski, J. A. K. Koningstein, and J. R. Simpson  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 32, Issue 3, pp. 286-290 (1993)

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Stable and efficient self-mode locking in a Q-switched highly doped erbium fiber laser has been demonstrated. The proposed mechanism of the pulse formation based on self-phase modulation agrees well with the observed pulse characteristics.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 7, 1991
Published: January 20, 1993

P. Myslinski, J. Chrostowski, J. A. K. Koningstein, and J. R. Simpson, "Self-mode locking in a Q-switched erbium-doped fiber laser," Appl. Opt. 32, 286-290 (1993)

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