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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1448–1450

Femtosecond mode-locked holmium fiber laser pumped by semiconductor disk laser

A. Chamorovskiy, A. V. Marakulin, S. Ranta, M. Tavast, J. Rautiainen, T. Leinonen, A. S. Kurkov, and O. G. Okhotnikov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 9, pp. 1448-1450 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.001448


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Abstract

We report on a 2085 nm holmium-doped silica fiber laser passively mode-locked by semiconductor saturable absorber mirror and carbon nanotube absorber. The laser, pumped by a 1.16 μm semiconductor disk laser, produces 890 femtosecond pulses with the average power of 46 mW and the repetition rate of 15.7 MHz.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(160.2290) Materials : Fiber materials
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials
(140.7270) Lasers and laser optics : Vertical emitting lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 13, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 7, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 24, 2012
Published: April 23, 2012

Citation
A. Chamorovskiy, A. V. Marakulin, S. Ranta, M. Tavast, J. Rautiainen, T. Leinonen, A. S. Kurkov, and O. G. Okhotnikov, "Femtosecond mode-locked holmium fiber laser pumped by semiconductor disk laser," Opt. Lett. 37, 1448-1450 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-9-1448


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