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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 2 — Jan. 27, 2014
  • pp: 1835–1841

Tapered photonic crystal fiber for simplified Yb:fiber laser frequency comb with low pulse energy and robust fceo singals

Tongxiao Jiang, Aimin Wang, Guizhong Wang, Wei Zhang, Fuzeng Niu, Chen Li, and Zhigang Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 1835-1841 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.001835


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Abstract

A tapered silica photonic crystal fiber was designed and fabricated to generate more than one octave spanning supercontinuum (from 550 nm to 1400 nm at −30 dB level), by an input pulse of 40 fs 200 pJ directly from an Yb:fiber ring laser. The low pulse energy spectrum broadening are favorable to generate the high contrast fceo signals with low noise. The fceo signal with 40 dB signal-to-noise ratio was detected, which helps to build a compact real-world frequency comb.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 23, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 2, 2014
Published: January 21, 2014

Citation
Tongxiao Jiang, Aimin Wang, Guizhong Wang, Wei Zhang, Fuzeng Niu, Chen Li, and Zhigang Zhang, "Tapered photonic crystal fiber for simplified Yb:fiber laser frequency comb with low pulse energy and robust fceo singals," Opt. Express 22, 1835-1841 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-2-1835


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