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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2014
  • pp: 1553–1556

41.9  fs hybridly mode-locked Er-doped fiber laser at 212  MHz repetition rate

Xing Li, Weiwen Zou, and Jianping Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 6, pp. 1553-1556 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.001553


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Abstract

We demonstrate a hybridly mode-locked erbium-doped fiber laser. It combines saturable absorption and nonlinear polarization evolution to produce stable and purified femtosecond pulses with a high repetition rate of 212 MHz. The average output power is larger than 65 mW, and the single-pulse energy is 0.31 nJ at a pump power of 750 mW. A wide spectrum with FWHM of 61.4 nm is obtained. The dechirped pulse duration is 41.9 fs, which is near the transform-limited range.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 12, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 11, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: February 11, 2014
Published: March 12, 2014

Citation
Xing Li, Weiwen Zou, and Jianping Chen, "41.9  fs hybridly mode-locked Er-doped fiber laser at 212  MHz repetition rate," Opt. Lett. 39, 1553-1556 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-6-1553


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