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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2013
  • pp: 4005–4007

1.32  μm mode-locked bismuth-doped fiber laser operating in anomalous and normal dispersion regimes

Regina Gumenyuk, Janne Puustinen, Alexey V. Shubin, Igor A. Bufetov, Evgueny M. Dianov, and Oleg G. Okhotnikov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 20, pp. 4005-4007 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.004005


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Abstract

We demonstrate a 1.32 μm mode-locked bismuth fiber laser operating in both anomalous and normal dispersion regimes. In anomalous dispersion regime, achieved by using 13nm/cm linearly chirped fiber Bragg grating, the laser exhibits multiple soliton operation with pulse duration of 2.51 ps. With the net normal cavity dispersion, the single-pulse operation with higher power has been obtained by avoiding the limitations generic to conservative soliton systems.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 16, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 3, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 3, 2013
Published: October 3, 2013

Citation
Regina Gumenyuk, Janne Puustinen, Alexey V. Shubin, Igor A. Bufetov, Evgueny M. Dianov, and Oleg G. Okhotnikov, "1.32  μm mode-locked bismuth-doped fiber laser operating in anomalous and normal dispersion regimes," Opt. Lett. 38, 4005-4007 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-20-4005


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