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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 20 — Sep. 28, 2009
  • pp: 17630–17635

Large energy mode locking of an erbium-doped fiber laser with atomic layer graphene

H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, Q. L. Bao, and K. P. Loh  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 20, pp. 17630-17635 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.017630


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Abstract

We report on large energy pulse generation in an erbium-doped fiber laser passively mode-locked with atomic layer graphene. Stable mode locked pulses with single pulse energy up to 7.3 nJ and pulse width of 415 fs have been directly generated from the laser. Our results show that atomic layer graphene could be a promising saturable absorber for large energy mode locking.

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ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 4, 2009
Revised Manuscript: September 10, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: September 11, 2009
Published: September 17, 2009

Citation
H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, Q. L. Bao, and K. P. Loh, "Large energy mode locking of an erbium-doped fiber laser with atomic layer graphene," Opt. Express 17, 17630-17635 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-20-17630


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