Waveguide array fiber laser

Qing Chao, Darren D. Hudson, J. Nathan Kutz, S. T. Cundiff*

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Abstract

A waveguide array fiber laser is demonstrated. An AlGaAs waveguide array is used as a saturable absorber to achieve passive mode-locking in an erbium-doped fiber laser. The output consists of a very regular train of pulses. Autocorrelations show that the pulses consist of noise bursts due to incomplete mode-locking.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6244829
Pages (from-to)1438-1442
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Photonics Journal
Volume4
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Fiber lasers
  • Mode-locking
  • Spatial solitons

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