Cladding-pumped passive harmonically mode-locked fiber laser

Fermann, M.E. and Minelly, J.D. (1996) Cladding-pumped passive harmonically mode-locked fiber laser. Optics Letters, 21, (13), 970-972. (doi:10.1364/OL.21.000970).


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A passive harmonically mode-locked fiber laser cladding pumped by a broad-area diode-laser array is described. Harmonic mode locking is obtained in a frequency range from 33.3 to 128.6 MHz, where the higher frequency limit is imposed because of insufficient available pump power. The maximum pulse jitter in one cavity round-trip time is between 300 and 50ps in the whole frequency range, and the sidebands in the frequency domain are suppressed by as much as 50dB. 600-fs bandwidth-limited pulses with pulse energies of as much as 20pJ are obtained, giving rise to an average output power as great as 2.5mW

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1364/OL.21.000970
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ISSNs: 0146-9592 (print)
1539-4794 (electronic)
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Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78018
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
July 1996Published
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:12

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