Ultrafast stretched-pulse fiber laser mode-locked by carbon nanotubes

Zhipei Sun, Tawfique Hasan, Fengqiu Wang, Aleksey G. Rozhin, Ian H. White, Andrea C. Ferrari

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Abstract

Ultrafast fiber sources having short pulses, broad bandwidth, high energy, and low amplitude fluctuations have widespread applications. Stretched-pulse fiber lasers, incorporating segments of normal and anomalous dispersion fibers, are a preferred means to generate such pulses. We realize a stretched-pulse fiber laser based on a nanotube saturable absorber, with 113 fs pulses, 33.5 nm spectral width and ~0.07% amplitude fluctuation, outperforming current nanotube-based designs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)404-411
Number of pages8
JournalNano Research
Volume3
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2010

Keywords

  • Fiber laser
  • Nanotubes
  • Saturable absorber
  • Ultrafast pulse generation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Ultrafast stretched-pulse fiber laser mode-locked by carbon nanotubes. / Sun, Zhipei; Hasan, Tawfique; Wang, Fengqiu; Rozhin, Aleksey G.; White, Ian H.; Ferrari, Andrea C.

In: Nano Research, Vol. 3, No. 6, 01.06.2010, p. 404-411.

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Sun, Z, Hasan, T, Wang, F, Rozhin, AG, White, IH & Ferrari, AC 2010, 'Ultrafast stretched-pulse fiber laser mode-locked by carbon nanotubes', Nano Research, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 404-411. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12274-010-1045-x
Sun, Zhipei ; Hasan, Tawfique ; Wang, Fengqiu ; Rozhin, Aleksey G. ; White, Ian H. ; Ferrari, Andrea C. / Ultrafast stretched-pulse fiber laser mode-locked by carbon nanotubes. In: Nano Research. 2010 ; Vol. 3, No. 6. pp. 404-411.
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