Mode-locked fiber laser based on an attenuation-imbalanced nonlinear optical loop mirror

N. H. Seong, Dug Young Kim, Suhas Poyyil Veetil

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Abstract

We propose a mode-locked figure-eight fiber laser by utilizing an attenuation-imbalanced nonlinear optical loop mirror (AI-NOLM) for the first time. Stable self-starting passively mode-locked pulses as short as 296 fs are obtained. We have also confirmed that the pulse width of the laser can be varied by changing the amount of attenuation in the AI-NOLM.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)438-442
Number of pages5
JournalOptics Communications
Volume280
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Dec 15

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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