Strong spectral filtering for a mode-locked similariton fiber laser
Authors: Bale B.G., Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Photonics Research Group, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, United Kingdom; Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Via Branze 38, Brescia 25123, Italy
Abstract: We propose a novel mode-locked fiber laser design that relies on attracting similariton solutions in fiber amplifiers with normal group-velocity dispersion and strong spectral filtering to compensate increased pulse duration and bandwidth. Stable high-energy, large-bandwidth pulses are obtained that can be linearly compressed, resulting in ultrashort pulses.
Journal/Review: OPTICS LETTERS
Volume: 35 (14) Pages from: 2466 to: 2468
More Information: B.G. Bale would like to acknowledge insightful discussions with Frank Wise and support by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) (grant no. EP/FO2956X/1) and the British and Italian Partnership Programme 2009-2010.KeyWords: High energy; In-fiber; Large-bandwidth pulse; Mode-locked; Pulse durations; Spectral filtering, Fiber amplifiers; Pulsed laser applications, Mode-locked fiber lasersDOI: 10.1364/OL.35.002466Citations: 45data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2022-11-27References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here