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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2466–2468

Ultrafast, stretched-pulse thulium-doped fiber laser with a fiber-based dispersion management

Andreas Wienke, Frithjof Haxsen, Dieter Wandt, Uwe Morgner, Jörg Neumann, and Dietmar Kracht  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 13, pp. 2466-2468 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.002466


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Abstract

An ultrafast thulium-doped fiber laser with stretched-pulse operation has been realized and investigated. The passively mode-locked oscillator emitted 119 fs pulses at a peak wavelength of 1912 nm. A normal-dispersion fiber with a high numerical aperture and small core was used for intracavity dispersion management and external compression. Numerical simulations were performed and are in good agreement with the experimental results.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 15, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 4, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 4, 2012
Published: June 19, 2012

Citation
Andreas Wienke, Frithjof Haxsen, Dieter Wandt, Uwe Morgner, Jörg Neumann, and Dietmar Kracht, "Ultrafast, stretched-pulse thulium-doped fiber laser with a fiber-based dispersion management," Opt. Lett. 37, 2466-2468 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-13-2466


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