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Explaining simultaneous dual-band carbon nanotube mode-locking Erbium-doped fiber laser by net gain cross section variation

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Author(s):
Rosa, Hemique G. [1] ; Steinberg, David [1] ; Thoroh de Souza, Eunezio A. [1]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Prebiteriana Mackenzie, MackGraphe Graphene & Nanomat Res Ctr, Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: Optics Express; v. 22, n. 23, p. 28711-28718, NOV 17 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 6
Abstract

In this paper we report the pulse evolution of a simultaneously mode-locked Erbium-doped fiber laser at 1556-nm-band and 1533-nm-band. We explain the dual wavelength laser operation by means of net gain cross section variations caused by the population inversion rate dependence on the pump power. At 1556-nm-band, we observed pulse duration of 370 fs with bandwidth of 8.50 nm and, for pump power higher than 150 mW, we observe the rise of a CW and mode-locked laser, sequentially, at 1533-nm-band. We show that both bands are simultaneously mode-locked and operate at different repetition rates. (C) 2014 Optical Society of America (AU)

FAPESP's process: 10/19085-8 - Study on Optical Properties of Graphene and its aplication as Saturable Absorber in Erbium-Doped Fiber Lasers
Grantee:Henrique Guimarães Rosa
Support Opportunities: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate