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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 21 — Oct. 8, 2012
  • pp: 23653–23658

Dissipative soliton generation from a graphene oxide mode-locked Er-doped fiber laser

Jia Xu, Sida Wu, Huihui Li, Jiang Liu, Ruoyu Sun, Fangzhou Tan, Quan-Hong Yang, and Pu Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 21, pp. 23653-23658 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.023653


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Abstract

We demonstrated dissipative soliton obtained from a graphene oxide mode-locked Er-doped fiber laser, which operated in normal dispersion cavity by employing the dispersion compensation fiber. The highly chirped pulses at the repetition rate of 19.5 MHz can be compressed from 11 ps to 542 fs by using single mode fiber. Numerical simulations were in good agreement with the experimental results. The hydrophilic graphene oxide with easier fabrication shows great potential to be a novel low-cost saturable absorber in reliable and compact mode-locked fiber laser system.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 24, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 17, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 25, 2012
Published: October 1, 2012

Citation
Jia Xu, Sida Wu, Huihui Li, Jiang Liu, Ruoyu Sun, Fangzhou Tan, Quan-Hong Yang, and Pu Wang, "Dissipative soliton generation from a graphene oxide mode-locked Er-doped fiber laser," Opt. Express 20, 23653-23658 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-21-23653


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