Summary form only given. High power mode-locked (ML) fiber lasers generating femtosecond pulses in telecom window near 1.55 μm is a field of growing interest due to the apparent success of all-normal dispersion (ANDi) fiber lasers generating chirped pulses in the wavelength region around 1 μm [1, 2]. Such lasers have a wide range of practical applications, from CARS and Terahertz spectroscopy to few-cycle pulse synthesis and telecommunications. In a majority of practical applications, short duration and high pulse energy are as important as long-term stability and usability. From this perspective the all-fiber lasers look the most appropriate due to their compact size, absence of complicated adjustments, high efficiency, intrinsic stability and perfect beam quality. In this paper, we demonstrate an all-fiber oscillator providing stable generation of highly-chirped dissipative solitons (DSs) at 1.55 μm. In order to provide stable NPE mode-locking, we applied the approach previously developed for Yb-doped all-fiber laser , namely, using a combination of polarization maintaining (PM) and non-PM parts to build the laser cavity and optimizing their lengths to achieve the best laser performance.
|Title of host publication||The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO_Europe 2017|
|Publisher||Optical Society of America|
|Volume||Part F82-CLEO_Europe 2017|
|Publication status||Published - 30 Oct 2017|
|Event||The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO_Europe 2017 - Munich, Germany|
Duration: 25 Jun 2017 → 29 Jun 2017
|Conference||The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO_Europe 2017|
|Period||25/06/17 → 29/06/17|
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Bednyakova, A. E., Kharenko, D. S., Zhdanov, I. S., Podivilov, E. V., Fedoruk, M. P., Apolonski, A. A., Turitsyn, S. K., & Babin, S. A. (2017). Optimization of a highly-chirped dissipative soliton fiber oscillator operating at 1.55 μm. In The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO_Europe 2017 (Vol. Part F82-CLEO_Europe 2017). Optical Society of America.