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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 18 — Aug. 30, 2010
  • pp: 18981–18988

Pulse characteristics of a passively mode-locked thulium fiber laser with positive and negative cavity dispersion

Frithjof Haxsen, Dieter Wandt, Uwe Morgner, Joerg Neumann, and Dietmar Kracht  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 18, pp. 18981-18988 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.018981


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Abstract

We investigated of the output characteristics of a spectrally filtered stretched-pulse thulium fiber laser in dependence of cavity dispersion and pump power. The experimental results together with corresponding theoretical modeling allow for a deeper insight into the pulse shaping mechanisms.

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

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 22, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 3, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 12, 2010
Published: August 20, 2010

Citation
Frithjof Haxsen, Dieter Wandt, Uwe Morgner, Joerg Neumann, and Dietmar Kracht, "Pulse characteristics of a passively mode-locked thulium fiber laser with positive and negative cavity dispersion," Opt. Express 18, 18981-18988 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-18-18981


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