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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 1996
  • pp: 1585–1587

Synchronized two-color operation of a passively mode-locked erbium-doped fiber laser by dual injection locking

M. Margalit, M. Orenstein, and G. Eisenstein  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 19, pp. 1585-1587 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001585


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Abstract

The recently introduced harmonic injection locking is a method for generating pulse trains at high repetition rates from passively mode-locked lasers. We report the simultaneous injection locking of two spectral bands in an erbium-doped fiber laser by injection of two spectrally distinct and temporally synchronized pulse trains. The injection-locked laser simultaneously produced pulses at wavelengths of 1.53 and 1.55 μm, each at a 7.5-GHz repetition rate and with a pulse width of 10 ps. We compared the experimental results with those of a passively mode-locked laser.

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History
Original Manuscript: May 10, 1996
Published: October 1, 1996

Citation
M. Margalit, M. Orenstein, and G. Eisenstein, "Synchronized two-color operation of a passively mode-locked erbium-doped fiber laser by dual injection locking," Opt. Lett. 21, 1585-1587 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-19-1585


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