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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2012
  • pp: 878–883

Graphene saturable absorber for Q-switching and mode locking at 2 μm wavelength [Invited]

G. Q. Xie, J. Ma, P. Lv, W. L. Gao, P. Yuan, L. J. Qian, H. H. Yu, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, and D. Y. Tang  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 2, Issue 6, pp. 878-883 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.2.000878


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Abstract

Graphene saturable absorber mirror (SAM) was successfully fabricated by transferring large-size graphene flake on dielectric coating mirror. The graphene transferred on the mirror was tested by Raman spectrum measurement and scanning electron microscope imaging. With the graphene SAM, passive Q-switching and continuous wave (CW) mode locking were experimentally demonstrated in a bulk laser at 2 μm wavelength.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optical Materials

History
Original Manuscript: March 20, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 12, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 14, 2012
Published: May 25, 2012

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Citation
G. Q. Xie, J. Ma, P. Lv, W. L. Gao, P. Yuan, L. J. Qian, H. H. Yu, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, and D. Y. Tang, "Graphene saturable absorber for Q-switching and mode locking at 2 μm wavelength [Invited]," Opt. Mater. Express 2, 878-883 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-2-6-878


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