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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 25 — Dec. 5, 2011
  • pp: 25426–25432

10 GHz, 1.1 ps optical pulse generation from a regeneratively mode-locked Yb fiber laser in the 1.1 μm band

Kengo Koizumi, Masato Yoshida, Toshihiko Hirooka, and Masataka Nakazawa  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 25, pp. 25426-25432 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.025426


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Abstract

We report a 10 GHz harmonically and regeneratively mode-locked Yb fiber laser with a phase-locked loop (PLL) technique at 1.1 μm. Stable mode locking was achieved by optimizing the average dispersion of the fiber cavity to an anomalous dispersion to operate as a soliton laser. As a result, a 1.1 ps optical pulse with a timing jitter of 140 fs was successfully generated.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 31, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 19, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 19, 2011
Published: November 28, 2011

Citation
Kengo Koizumi, Masato Yoshida, Toshihiko Hirooka, and Masataka Nakazawa, "10 GHz, 1.1 ps optical pulse generation from a regeneratively mode-locked Yb fiber laser in the 1.1 μm band," Opt. Express 19, 25426-25432 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-25-25426


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