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Generation of stable high order harmonic noise-like pulses in a passively mode-locked double clad fiber ring laser
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Paper Abstract

We study a passively mode-locked double-clad Erbium-Ytterbium fiber ring laser producing noise-like pulse through nonlinear polarization evolution and polarization selection. Single noise-like pulsing is only observed at moderate pump power. As pump power is increased, and through polarization controllers adjustments, harmonic mode-locking of growing order were successively appearing. For pump powers close to the damage threshold of the setup, we reach harmonic orders beyond 1200 and repetition frequencies in excess of a quarter of a GHz. Finally, these experimental results could be useful in the quest for higher pulse energies and higher repetition rates in passively mode-locked fiber lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 March 2015
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9344, Fiber Lasers XII: Technology, Systems, and Applications, 93442S (4 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2075691
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J. C. Hernandez-Garcia, Univ. de Guanajuato (Mexico)
Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (Mexico)
O. Pottiez, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.C. (Mexico)
B. Ibarra-Escamilla, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico)
J. M. Estudillo-Ayala, Univ. de Guanajuato (Mexico)
R. Rojas-Laguna, Univ. de Guanajuato (Mexico)
E. Kuzin, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico)
A. Muñoz-Lopez, Univ. de Guanajuato (Mexico)
J. D. Filoteo-Razo, Univ. de Guanajuato (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9344:
Fiber Lasers XII: Technology, Systems, and Applications
L. Brandon Shaw, Editor(s)

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