2.4 GHz L-band passively harmonic mode locked Er-doped fiber laser based on carbon nanotubes film

Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate a passively harmonic mode locked (PHML) Er-doped fiber laser with pump power efficiency up to 17 MHz/mW operating at L-band based on single walled carbon nanotubes polyvinyl alcohol (SWCNTs-PVA) film. Under 233 mW pump power, the stable pulse train at 1594.97 nm with 40.5 dB side mode suppression ratio (SMSR) and 742 fs pulse duration is obtained at a repetition rate of 1.923 GHz, corresponding to 170th harmonic of the fundamental frequency. Under optimized intracavity conditions, the pulses frequency is able to scale up to 2.415 GHz with a high level of 40 dB SMSR, which to the best of our knowledge, is the highest value yet reported from a L-band PHML fiber laser incorporating SWCNTs as saturable absorber (SA). Such high repetition rate and stable fiber laser operating at L band may be desirable for various applications.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/LPT.2019.2960112
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > School of Informatics and Digital Engineering > Electrical and Electronic Engineering
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Mode locked fiber lasers,mode locking,nanomaterials,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics,Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Publication ISSN: 1941-0174
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2020-01-15
Published Online Date: 2019-12-16
Accepted Date: 2019-12-01
Authors: Huang, Qianqian
Huang, Zinan
Araimi, Mohammed Al
Rozhin, Aleksey (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-2271-8227)
Mou, Chengbo

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