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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 22 — Oct. 24, 2011
  • pp: 21874–21879

Dispersion-managed, high-power, Er-doped ultrashort-pulse fiber laser using carbon-nanotube polyimide film

N. Nishizawa, Y. Nozaki, E. Itoga, H. Kataura, and Y. Sakakibara  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 22, pp. 21874-21879 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.021874


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Abstract

We investigated a dispersion-managed, passively mode-locked, ultrashort-pulse, Er-doped fiber laser using a polyimide film containing dispersed single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) and examined the dependence on net cavity dispersion and output coupling ratio using normal-dispersion fibers and a variable output coupler. For the dissipative soliton mode-locking condition, we achieved a pulse energy of 3.5 nJ and an average power of 114 mW, the highest values yet reported for an SWNT fiber laser under single-pulse operation.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 14, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 10, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 13, 2011
Published: October 20, 2011

Citation
N. Nishizawa, Y. Nozaki, E. Itoga, H. Kataura, and Y. Sakakibara, "Dispersion-managed, high-power, Er-doped ultrashort-pulse fiber laser using carbon-nanotube polyimide film," Opt. Express 19, 21874-21879 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-22-21874


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