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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 18 — Sep. 6, 2004
  • pp: 4297–4302

Stabilization of simultaneous mode locked operation at two wavelengths

Hao Dong, Guanghao Zhu, Qiang Wang, Hongzhi Sun, and Niloy K. Dutta  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 18, pp. 4297-4302 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.004297


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Abstract

We demonstrate simultaneous stabilized operation of a mode locked ring fiber laser at two wavelengths. At one of the wavelengths the mode locked operation is at 10 GHz and it is at 40 GHz at the second wavelength. The laser has an intracavity LiNbO3 modulator driven at 10 GHz. The 40 GHz pulses are obtained by rational harmonic mode locking. Pulses with widths in 5 to 8 ps range are obtained. Mode locking at 40 GHz for both wavelengths has also been demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: July 30, 2004
Revised Manuscript: August 30, 2004
Published: September 6, 2004

Citation
Hao Dong, Guanghao Zhu, Qiang Wang, Hongzhi Sun, and Niloy Dutta, "Stabilization of simultaneous mode locked operation at two wavelengths," Opt. Express 12, 4297-4302 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-18-4297


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