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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 21 — Oct. 21, 2013
  • pp: 25167–25173

An all-fiber continuously time-dispersion-tuned picosecond optical parametric oscillator at 1 μm region

Lei Zhang, Sigang Yang, Pengxiao Li, Xiaojian Wang, Doudou Gou, Wei Chen, Wenyong Luo, Hongwei Chen, Minghua Chen, and Shizhong Xie  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 21, pp. 25167-25173 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.025167


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Abstract

We report the experimental demonstration of a fully fiber-integrated picosecond optical parametric oscillator. The gain is provided by a 50-meters homemade photonic crystal fiber in the ring cavity. A time-dispersion-tuned technique is used to allow the oscillator to select the oscillating wavelength adaptively and synchronize with the pump pulse train. The output wavelength of the oscillator can be continuously tuned from 988 to 1046 nm and from 1085 to 1151 nm by adjusting the pump wavelength and the time-dispersion-tuned technique simultaneously.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 6, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 28, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 6, 2013
Published: October 15, 2013

Citation
Lei Zhang, Sigang Yang, Pengxiao Li, Xiaojian Wang, Doudou Gou, Wei Chen, Wenyong Luo, Hongwei Chen, Minghua Chen, and Shizhong Xie, "An all-fiber continuously time-dispersion-tuned picosecond optical parametric oscillator at 1 μm region," Opt. Express 21, 25167-25173 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-21-25167


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