9 November 2016 Switchable repetition rate bound solitons passively mode-locked fiber laser
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We present a kind of a switchable repetition rate mode-locked of bound-state solitons in a fiber laser based on Bi2Se3 saturable absorber (SA). In the fiber laser, two forms of the bound-state optical spectrum with central wavelength of 1532 nm are observed. The fiber laser is operate at the abnormal group velocity dispersion and the bound state pulses are equally distributed to the temporal domain. The fundamental cavity repetition-rate is 1.11 MHz with a pulse duration of 2.27 ps. The output average power and the pulse peak energy are 1.53 mW and 607 W respectively, which the pump power is 267 mW. The different repetition-rates are also achieved by changing the pump power or adjusting the angle of polarization controller. In the experiment, the repetition-rate is switched from 1.11 MHz to 41.32 MHz (37th-order, the highest repetition-rate).
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Xuqin Wang, Yong Yao, "Switchable repetition rate bound solitons passively mode-locked fiber laser", Proc. SPIE 10018, Advanced Laser Processing and Manufacturing, 100180I (9 November 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2247778; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2247778
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