OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 21, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 1996
  • pp: 970–972

Cladding-pumped passive harmonically mode-locked fiber laser

M. E. Fermann and J. D. Minelly  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 13, pp. 970-972 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000970


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (304 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

A passive harmonically mode-locked fiber laser cladding pumped by a broad-area diode-laser array is described. Harmonic mode locking is obtained in a frequency range from 33.3 to 128.6 MHz, where the higher frequency limit is imposed because of insufficient available pump power. The maximum pulse jitter in one cavity round-trip time is between 300 and 50 ps in the whole frequency range, and the sidebands in the frequency domain are suppressed by as much as 50 dB. 600-fs bandwidth-limited pulses with pulse energies of as much as 20 pJ are obtained, giving rise to an average output power as great as 2.5 mW.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: January 2, 1996
Published: July 1, 1996

Citation
M. E. Fermann and J. D. Minelly, "Cladding-pumped passive harmonically mode-locked fiber laser," Opt. Lett. 21, 970-972 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-13-970


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. M. E. Fermann, M. Hofer, F. Haberl, A. J. Schmidt, L. Turi, Opt. Lett. 16, 244 (1991). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. I. N. Duling, Opt. Lett. 16, 539 (1991). [CrossRef]
  3. M. E. Fermann, K. Sugden, I. Bennion, Opt. Lett. 20, 172 (1995). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. J. D. Minelly, A. Galvanauskas, M. E. Fermann, D. Harter, J. E. Caplen, Z. J. Chen, D. N. Payne, Opt. Lett. 20, 1797 (1995). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. A. B. Grudinin, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 29, 1860 (1993). [CrossRef]
  6. A. N. Pilipetskii, E. A. Golovchenko, C. R. Menyuk, Opt. Lett. 20, 907 (1995). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. S. Gray, A. B. Grudinin, W. H. Loh, D. N. Payne, Opt. Lett. 20, 189 (1995). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  8. S. Gray, A. B. Grudinin, Opt. Lett. 21, 207 (1996). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. E. Snitzer, H. Po, F. Hakimi, R. Tumminelli, B. C. McCollum, in Optical Fiber Sensors, Vol. 2 of 1988 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1988), paper PD5.
  10. J. D. Minelly, W. L. Barnes, R. I. Laming, P. R. Morkel, J. E. Townsend, S. G. Grubb, D. N. Payne, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 5, 301 (1993). [CrossRef]
  11. M. E. Fermann, D. Harter, J. D. Minelly, G. G. Vienne, Opt. Lett. 21, 967 (1996). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. M. Hofer, M. E. Fermann, F. Haberl, M. H. Ober, A. J. Schmidt, Opt. Lett. 16, 502 (1991). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  13. M. E. Fermann, L. M. Yang, M. L. Stock, M. J. Andrejco, Opt. Lett 19, 43 (1994). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  14. S. M. J. Kelly, Electron. Lett. 28, 806 (1992). [CrossRef]
  15. C. R. Doerr, H. A. Haus, E. P. Ippen, M. Shirasaki, K. Tamura, Opt. Lett. 19, 31 (1994). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited