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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 2 — Jan. 17, 2011
  • pp: 546–551

Sub-80-fs pulses from an all-fiber-integrated dissipative-soliton laser at 1 µm

Dirk Mortag, Dieter Wandt, Uwe Morgner, Dietmar Kracht, and Jörg Neumann  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 546-551 (2011)

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We report on a passively mode-locked femtosecond fiber oscillator using only fiber-based components without intracavity dispersion compensation. The all-normal dispersion fiber laser operates in the dissipative-soliton regime and utilizes a spectral filter for pulse shaping. The 3.8 ps long pulses with pulse energies of 3.6 nJ can be dechirped with a grating compressor to 76 fs. The output spectrum reveals a full width at half maximum of 39.7 nm and a center wavelength of 1032 nm. The repetition rate is 71 MHz. The influence of pulse energy variation is discussed.

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

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: October 7, 2010
Revised Manuscript: December 15, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 19, 2010
Published: January 4, 2011

Dirk Mortag, Dieter Wandt, Uwe Morgner, Dietmar Kracht, and Jörg Neumann, "Sub-80-fs pulses from an all-fiber-integrated dissipative-soliton laser at 1 µm," Opt. Express 19, 546-551 (2011)

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