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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 16 — Aug. 9, 2004
  • pp: 3872–3877

Colliding-pulse passive harmonic mode-locking in a femtosecond Yb-doped fiber laser with a semiconductor saturable absorber

Y. Deng, M. W. Koch, F. Lu, G. W. Wicks, and W. H. Knox  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 16, pp. 3872-3877 (2004)

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We demonstrate a passive harmonic mode-locked femtosecond Yb-doped fiber laser employing a semiconductor saturable absorber in a colliding-pulse configuration. 380-fs pulses at 605 MHz repetition rate with >60 dB supermode suppression is achieved.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: June 23, 2004
Revised Manuscript: July 30, 2004
Published: August 9, 2004

Y. Deng, M. Koch, F. Lu, G. Wicks, and W. Knox, "Colliding-pulse passive harmonic mode-locking in a femtosecond Yb-doped fiber laser with a semiconductor saturable absorber," Opt. Express 12, 3872-3877 (2004)

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