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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 26 — Dec. 10, 2012
  • pp: B124–B130

Thulium-doped mode-locked all-fiber laser based on NALM and carbon nanotube saturable absorber

M. A. Chernysheva, A. A. Krylov, P. G. Kryukov, N. R. Arutyunyan, A. S. Pozharov, E. D. Obraztsova, and E. M. Dianov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 26, pp. B124-B130 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.00B124


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Abstract

We present a thulium-doped fiber laser mode-locked by a carboxymetylcellulose high-optical quality film with dispersed single-walled carbon nanotubes. Laser system based on the nonlinear amplifying loop mirror generates the shortest pulses earlier obtained in SWCNT mode-locked thulium-doped fiber lasers with a duration of 450 fs and 18 mW maximum average power at 1870 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers

ToC Category:
Fibers, Fiber Devices, and Amplifiers

History
Original Manuscript: September 14, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 26, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 30, 2012
Published: November 28, 2012

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European Conference on Optical Communication 2012 (2012) Optics Express

Citation
M. A. Chernysheva, A. A. Krylov, P. G. Kryukov, N. R. Arutyunyan, A. S. Pozharov, E. D. Obraztsova, and E. M. Dianov, "Thulium-doped mode-locked all-fiber laser based on NALM and carbon nanotube saturable absorber," Opt. Express 20, B124-B130 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-26-B124


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