All-fiber passively mode-locked femtosecond laser using a 45º-tilted fiber grating polarization element

Chengbo Mou, Hua Wang, Brandon Bale, Kaiming Zhou, Lin Zhang, Ian Bennion

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Abstract

We report on the demonstration of an all-fiber femtosecond erbium doped fiber laser passively mode-locked using a 45º tilted fiber grating as an in-fiber polarizer in the laser cavity. The laser generates 600 fs pulses with output pulse energies ~1 nJ. Since the 45° tilted grating has a broad polarization response, the laser output has shown a tunabilty in wavelength from 1548 nm to 1562 nm by simply adjusting the polarization controllers in the cavity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18906-18911
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Express
Volume18
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2010

Bibliographical note

This paper was published in Optics Express and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-18-18906. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.

Keywords

  • all-fiber femtosecond erbium doped fiber laser passively mode-locked
  • tilted fiber grating
  • in-fiber polarizer

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