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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2009
  • pp: 2879–2881

Mode-locked Yb-doped Bragg fiber laser

Caroline Lecaplain, Ammar Hideur, Sébastien Février, and Philippe Roy  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 18, pp. 2879-2881 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.002879


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Abstract

We report on a mode-locked fiber laser featuring an Yb-doped large-mode-area Bragg fiber and exploiting dissipative-soliton pulse shaping. Reliable self-starting mode-locking is achieved using a fast semiconductor saturable absorber mirror. The laser generates 30 nJ chirped pulses at 17 MHz repetition rate for an average power of 510 mW . The 3.2 ps output pulses are compressed outside the cavity to 440 fs .

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OCIS Codes
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 27, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 23, 2009
Published: September 15, 2009

Citation
Caroline Lecaplain, Ammar Hideur, Sébastien Février, and Philippe Roy, "Mode-locked Yb-doped Bragg fiber laser," Opt. Lett. 34, 2879-2881 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-18-2879


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