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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 6 — Mar. 24, 2014
  • pp: 6699–6706

Pulse bursts with a controllable number of pulses from a mode-locked Yb-doped all fiber laser system

Xingliang Li, Shumin Zhang, Yanping Hao, and Zhenjun Yang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 6, pp. 6699-6706 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.006699


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Abstract

Pulse bursts with a controllable number of pulses per burst have been produced directly from a mode-locked Yb-doped fiber laser for the first time. Each output burst contained numerous pulses with a high pulse repetition rate of 29.4 MHz. The duration of a single pulse was 680 ps. The pulse burst had a repetition rate of 251.6 kHz. The pulse burst could easily be further amplified to a total pulse burst energy of ~795 nJ, corresponding to a total average power of 200 mW.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 7, 2014
Revised Manuscript: February 21, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: February 23, 2014
Published: March 14, 2014

Citation
Xingliang Li, Shumin Zhang, Yanping Hao, and Zhenjun Yang, "Pulse bursts with a controllable number of pulses from a mode-locked Yb-doped all fiber laser system," Opt. Express 22, 6699-6706 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-6-6699


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