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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 20 — Oct. 4, 2004
  • pp: 4719–4724

Passively synchronized two-color mode-locked fiber system based on master-slave lasers geometry

Matei Rusu, Robert Herda, and Oleg G. Okhotnikov  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 20, pp. 4719-4724 (2004)

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Using a master - slave configuration, a robust synchronization was achieved for two-color Erbium and Ytterbium mode-locked fiber lasers. Due to enhanced nonlinear interaction in the fiber, noise-free pulse-locking was achieved allowing for a cavity mismatch tolerance of 140 μm. This is the highest tolerable cavity-length difference ever been obtained for synchronized mode-locked oscillators.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

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Original Manuscript: August 27, 2004
Revised Manuscript: September 13, 2004
Published: October 4, 2004

Matei Rusu, Robert Herda, and Oleg Okhotnikov, "Passively synchronized two-color mode-locked fiber system based on master-slave lasers geometry," Opt. Express 12, 4719-4724 (2004)

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