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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1862–1864

Toward higher-order passive harmonic mode-locking of a soliton fiber laser

Chang Su Jun, Sun Young Choi, Fabian Rotermund, Byoung Yoon Kim, and Dong-Il Yeom  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 11, pp. 1862-1864 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.001862


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Abstract

We report >13MHz/mW pump power efficiency in increasing the repetition rate of passive harmonic mode-locking by engineering the soliton pulse energy in Er fiber lasers incorporating carbon nanotube saturable absorber. Stable pulses with a 5GHz repetition rate and 40 dB of super-mode suppression are demonstrated with only 400mW pump power in a single-clad fiber laser.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 20, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 20, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 2, 2012
Published: May 21, 2012

Citation
Chang Su Jun, Sun Young Choi, Fabian Rotermund, Byoung Yoon Kim, and Dong-Il Yeom, "Toward higher-order passive harmonic mode-locking of a soliton fiber laser," Opt. Lett. 37, 1862-1864 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-11-1862


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