We report the generation of high-repetition-rate pulses from an erbium-doped fiber laser with a phase-driven optical loop mirror as a cavity dumper. The result demonstrates the potential of this novel method for efficient and ultrafast cavity dumping of fiber lasers.
© 1996 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: September 26, 1995
Published: January 1, 1996
O. G. Okhotnikov and F. M. Araújo, "Cavity dumping of fiber lasers by phase-modulated optical loop mirrors," Opt. Lett. 21, 57-58 (1996)