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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Vol. 1, Iss. 3 — Mar. 20, 2003
  • pp: 128–130

Figure-eight actively-passively mode-locked erbium-doped fiber laser

Zhaoying Wang, Zhenhong Yu, Chunfeng Ge, Ruifeng Zhang, Dongfang Jia, and Shichen Li  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp. 128-130 (2003)

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The advantages of using nonlinear optical loop mirror (NOLM) to compress pulse with slight amplitude fluctuation and reflected energy loss are analyzed in theory. Experimentally the NOLM is placed in an actively mode-locked erbium-doped fiber ring laser to form a figure-eight actively and passively modelocked fiber laser. 12 ps mode-locked pulses centered at 1.543 ?m were obtained with the modulation frequency of 2.498748700 GHz. 3.715 mW output power is achieved with 50 mW pump power.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2380) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sources and detectors
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect

Zhaoying Wang, Zhenhong Yu, Chunfeng Ge, Ruifeng Zhang, Dongfang Jia, and Shichen Li, "Figure-eight actively-passively mode-locked erbium-doped fiber laser," Chin. Opt. Lett. 1, 128-130 (2003)

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