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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2014
  • pp: 267–270

Mode-locked Nd-doped fiber laser at 930  nm

Kai Qian, Hongjie Wang, Mathieu Laroche, and Ammar Hideur  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 2, pp. 267-270 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.000267


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Abstract

We report on a passively mode-locked neodymium-doped oscillator featuring a W-type fiber operating at 930 nm. Two different laser configurations with and without dispersion management are investigated to generate high-energy similaritons. Chirped pulses with 2.2 nJ energy that can be compressed to 126 fs are generated in the dispersion-managed cavity. The ANDI-fiber laser delivers parabolic pulses with 5.2 ps duration that can be compressed to 146 fs.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 1, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 27, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 2, 2013
Published: January 7, 2014

Citation
Kai Qian, Hongjie Wang, Mathieu Laroche, and Ammar Hideur, "Mode-locked Nd-doped fiber laser at 930  nm," Opt. Lett. 39, 267-270 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-2-267


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