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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2008
  • pp: 2221–2223

High-repetition-rate, 491 MHz , femtosecond fiber laser with low timing jitter

Hyunil Byun, Dominik Pudo, Jian Chen, Erich P. Ippen, and Franz X. Kärtner  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 19, pp. 2221-2223 (2008)

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We demonstrate a soliton fiber laser based on an anomalously dispersive erbium-doped fiber butt-coupled to a saturable absorber mirror for passive mode locking. The laser generates 180 fs pulses at a repetition rate of 491 MHz and exhibits a timing jitter as low as 20 fs over the frequency range 1 kHz 10 MHz .

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OCIS Codes
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(140.3538) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, pulsed

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: May 21, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 19, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 21, 2008
Published: September 29, 2008

Hyunil Byun, Dominik Pudo, Jian Chen, Erich P. Ippen, and Franz X. Kärtner, "High-repetition-rate, 491 MHz, femtosecond fiber laser with low timing jitter," Opt. Lett. 33, 2221-2223 (2008)

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