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1700 nm dispersion managed mode-locked bismuth fiber laser

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Original languageEnglish
Article number24876
JournalScientific Reports
Volume6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Apr 2016
Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Abstract

We demonstrate the first 1.7 μm bismuth-doped fiber laser generating ultrashort pulses via passive mode-locking. Pulse operation has been achieved for both anomalous and normal dispersion of the laser cavity owing to broadband characteristics of carbon nanotube saturable absorber. The laser delivered 1.65 ps pulses in net anomalous dispersion regime. In normal dispersion regime, the laser delivered 14 ps pulses which could be compressed to 1.2 ps using external fiber compressor.

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