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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 19 — Sep. 20, 2004
  • pp: 4523–4528

Mode-locked Nd-doped microstructured fiber laser

Mathias Moenster, Peter Glas, Günter Steinmeyer, and Rumen Iliew  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 19, pp. 4523-4528 (2004)

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We demonstrate passive mode-locking of a microstructured fiber laser for the first time. The Nd-doped microstructured fiber exhibits a reduced dispersion at 1060 nm. A semiconductor saturable absorber mirror is used for passive mode-locking. Stable pulse formation with a pulse duration of about 26 ps and a pulse energy of 0.7 nJ is observed.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: August 31, 2004
Revised Manuscript: September 10, 2004
Published: September 20, 2004

Mathias Moenster, Peter Glas, Günter Steinmeyer, and Rumen Iliew, "Mode-locked Nd-doped microstructured fiber laser," Opt. Express 12, 4523-4528 (2004)

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