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12 November 1999 Passive mode locking in erbium-ytterbium fiber lasers
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Proceedings Volume 3896, Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Photonic Devices; (1999)
Event: International Symposium on Photonics and Applications, 1999, Singapore, Singapore
A novel mode-locked erbium-ytterbium fiber laser operating at 1550 nm using multiple quantum well (MQW) saturable absorbers was developed. The laser was constructed in a Fabry-Perot configuration using a fiber Bragg grating as a front reflector and a fiber Bragg grating output as a back reflector of the laser cavity. The passive mode-locking element placed inside the laser cavity is a 75 period InGaAs/InAlAs MQW saturable absorber grown lattice matched on an InP substrate. The output of the laser was taken through the other available port of a wavelength-division demultiplexer. The laser produced mode-locked output pulse trains at 16.67-MHz repetition rate and 10 mW of average output power.
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Serey Thai and Michael J. Hayduk "Passive mode locking in erbium-ytterbium fiber lasers", Proc. SPIE 3896, Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Photonic Devices, (12 November 1999);


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