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Rational harmonic mode-locked ring fiber laser
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Paper Abstract

We present a theory and experiment of the pulse train generated by a rational harmonic mode locked ring fiber laser. The pulse width is calculated as a function of the rational harmonic order and the optical transfer function of the modulator. The theoretical work is based on a time domain analysis, which predicts that the pulse width decreases when the rational harmonic order goes up. The pulse width as a function of the modulation amplitude and bias level of the modulator was measured, the experimental results agree with the theory.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 May 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4638, Optical Devices for Fiber Communication III, (14 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.467470
Show Author Affiliations
Guanghao Zhu, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Huimin Chen, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Niloy K. Dutta, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4638:
Optical Devices for Fiber Communication III
Michel J. F. Digonnet, Editor(s)

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