Passive mode locking initiated with a moving mirror is demonstrated in a neodymium fiber laser for what is to our knowledge the first time. Near-bandwidth-limited pulses with a width of 42 fs and energies as high as 1 nJ are generated.
© 1993 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: September 25, 1992
Published: March 1, 1993
M. H. Ober, M. Hofer, and M. E. Fermann, "42-fs pulse generation from a mode-locked fiber laser started with a moving mirror," Opt. Lett. 18, 367-369 (1993)