4 August 2009 Spectral and temporal control of an actively mode-locked fiber laser
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Proceedings Volume 7386, Photonics North 2009; 738636 (2009) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.839797
Event: Photonics North 2009, 2009, Quebec, Canada
Abstract
We report theoretical and experimental investigations on the spectral and temporal control of a mode-locked fiber laser using a chirped fiber Bragg grating and a loss modulator in either a undirectionnal ring cavity or a standing-wave cavity. The fiber laser generates picosecond pulses with a rapid tuning over a large bandwidth. Tuning is achieved by controlling the frequency of the applied modulation waveform. The adjustement of pulse duration between 40 - 500 ps and the rapid tuning from 1513 nm to 1588 nm are described.
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Jean Filion, Jean Filion, Michel Olivier, Michel Olivier, Bryan Burgoyne, Bryan Burgoyne, Alain Villeneuve, Alain Villeneuve, Michel Piché, Michel Piché, } "Spectral and temporal control of an actively mode-locked fiber laser", Proc. SPIE 7386, Photonics North 2009, 738636 (4 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.839797; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.839797
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