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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2014
  • pp: 2986–2989

Coherent supercontinuum generation using Er-doped fiber laser of hybrid mode-locking

Seungman Kim, Jiyong Park, Seongheum Han, Young-Jin Kim, and Seung-Woo Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 10, pp. 2986-2989 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.002986


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Abstract

Supercontinuum generation is performed using femtosecond laser pulses produced by combining two distinct mode-locking mechanisms of nonlinear polarization evolution with saturable absorption on an Er-doped fiber oscillator. The generated supercontinuum yields a high level of spectral visibility of 93%, without the presence of spontaneous emission of post-amplification, being well suited for precision spectroscopy, broadband interferometry, and coherent telecommunications.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.6629) Ultrafast optics : Supercontinuum generation

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 25, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 15, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 15, 2014
Published: May 14, 2014

Citation
Seungman Kim, Jiyong Park, Seongheum Han, Young-Jin Kim, and Seung-Woo Kim, "Coherent supercontinuum generation using Er-doped fiber laser of hybrid mode-locking," Opt. Lett. 39, 2986-2989 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-10-2986


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