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Title: Mode locking in a bismuth fibre laser by using a SESAM

Abstract

By using a semiconductor saturable-absorber mirror (SESAM) optimised for operation in the spectral range from 1100 to 1200 nm, passive mode locking is obtained in a cw bismuth-doped fibre laser. Pumping was performed by a cw ytterbium-doped fibre laser at a wavelength of 1075 nm. The operation of the laser is studied by using either a fibre Bragg grating or a loop fibre Sagnac mirror as the output resonator mirror. Stable laser pulses of duration from 50 ps to 3.5 ns, depending on the output mirror type, were generated. The pulse repetition rate was 11 MHz at a wavelength of {approx}1160 nm and the maximum spectral width of 2.1 nm. The maximum average output power was 7.8 mW upon pumping by 1140 mW. (control of laser radiation parameters)

Authors:
; ; ;  [1]; ;  [2]
  1. Fiber Optics Research Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (Russian Federation)
  2. Optoelectronics Research Center, Tampere University of Technology (Finland)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21185812
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Quantum Electronics (Woodbury, N.Y.)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 38; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: DOI: 10.1070/QE2008v038n03ABEH013742; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 1063-7818
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; BISMUTH; DOPED MATERIALS; FIBERS; LASER RADIATION; LASERS; MHZ RANGE 01-100; MIRRORS; MODE LOCKING; PULSES; RESONATORS; SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIALS; YTTERBIUM

Citation Formats

Krylov, A A, Dvoirin, V V, Mashinsky, V M, Kryukov, P G, Okhotnikov, O G, and Guina, M. Mode locking in a bismuth fibre laser by using a SESAM. United States: N. p., 2008. Web. doi:10.1070/QE2008V038N03ABEH013742; COUNTRY OF INPUT: INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY (IAEA).
Krylov, A A, Dvoirin, V V, Mashinsky, V M, Kryukov, P G, Okhotnikov, O G, & Guina, M. Mode locking in a bismuth fibre laser by using a SESAM. United States. https://doi.org/10.1070/QE2008V038N03ABEH013742; COUNTRY OF INPUT: INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY (IAEA)
Krylov, A A, Dvoirin, V V, Mashinsky, V M, Kryukov, P G, Okhotnikov, O G, and Guina, M. Mon . "Mode locking in a bismuth fibre laser by using a SESAM". United States. https://doi.org/10.1070/QE2008V038N03ABEH013742; COUNTRY OF INPUT: INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY (IAEA).
@article{osti_21185812,
title = {Mode locking in a bismuth fibre laser by using a SESAM},
author = {Krylov, A A and Dvoirin, V V and Mashinsky, V M and Kryukov, P G and Okhotnikov, O G and Guina, M},
abstractNote = {By using a semiconductor saturable-absorber mirror (SESAM) optimised for operation in the spectral range from 1100 to 1200 nm, passive mode locking is obtained in a cw bismuth-doped fibre laser. Pumping was performed by a cw ytterbium-doped fibre laser at a wavelength of 1075 nm. The operation of the laser is studied by using either a fibre Bragg grating or a loop fibre Sagnac mirror as the output resonator mirror. Stable laser pulses of duration from 50 ps to 3.5 ns, depending on the output mirror type, were generated. The pulse repetition rate was 11 MHz at a wavelength of {approx}1160 nm and the maximum spectral width of 2.1 nm. The maximum average output power was 7.8 mW upon pumping by 1140 mW. (control of laser radiation parameters)},
doi = {10.1070/QE2008V038N03ABEH013742; COUNTRY OF INPUT: INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY (IAEA)},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/21185812}, journal = {Quantum Electronics (Woodbury, N.Y.)},
issn = {1063-7818},
number = 3,
volume = 38,
place = {United States},
year = {2008},
month = {3}
}