Abstract

Mode locking is obtained for what we believe to be the first time in a Bi-doped fiber laser. Stable 50ps laser pulses with a pulse repetition rate of 13MHz are generated at a wavelength of 1161.6nm with a 2mW average power.

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2005

E. M. Dianov, V. V. Dvoyrin, V. M. Mashinsky, A. A. Umnikov, M. V. Yashkov, and A. N. Guryanov, "CW bismuth-doped fiber laser," Quantum Electron. 35, 1083-1084 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2004

O. Okhotnikov and M. Pessa, "Dilute nitride saturanle absorber mirrors for optical pulse generation," J. Phys. Condens. Matter 16, S3108-S3120 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Bufetov, I.

Bulatov, L.

Dianov, E.

Dianov, E. M.

E. M. Dianov, V. V. Dvoyrin, V. M. Mashinsky, A. A. Umnikov, M. V. Yashkov, and A. N. Guryanov, "CW bismuth-doped fiber laser," Quantum Electron. 35, 1083-1084 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Dvoyrin, V.

Dvoyrin, V. V.

E. M. Dianov, V. V. Dvoyrin, V. M. Mashinsky, A. A. Umnikov, M. V. Yashkov, and A. N. Guryanov, "CW bismuth-doped fiber laser," Quantum Electron. 35, 1083-1084 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Guryanov, A.

Guryanov, A. N.

E. M. Dianov, V. V. Dvoyrin, V. M. Mashinsky, A. A. Umnikov, M. V. Yashkov, and A. N. Guryanov, "CW bismuth-doped fiber laser," Quantum Electron. 35, 1083-1084 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Khopin, V.

Kustov, E.

Mashinsky, V.

Mashinsky, V. M.

E. M. Dianov, V. V. Dvoyrin, V. M. Mashinsky, A. A. Umnikov, M. V. Yashkov, and A. N. Guryanov, "CW bismuth-doped fiber laser," Quantum Electron. 35, 1083-1084 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Melkumov, M.

Okhotnikov, O.

O. Okhotnikov and M. Pessa, "Dilute nitride saturanle absorber mirrors for optical pulse generation," J. Phys. Condens. Matter 16, S3108-S3120 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Pessa, M.

O. Okhotnikov and M. Pessa, "Dilute nitride saturanle absorber mirrors for optical pulse generation," J. Phys. Condens. Matter 16, S3108-S3120 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Shubin, A.

Umnikov, A.

Umnikov, A. A.

E. M. Dianov, V. V. Dvoyrin, V. M. Mashinsky, A. A. Umnikov, M. V. Yashkov, and A. N. Guryanov, "CW bismuth-doped fiber laser," Quantum Electron. 35, 1083-1084 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Yashkov, M.

Yashkov, M. V.

E. M. Dianov, V. V. Dvoyrin, V. M. Mashinsky, A. A. Umnikov, M. V. Yashkov, and A. N. Guryanov, "CW bismuth-doped fiber laser," Quantum Electron. 35, 1083-1084 (2005).
[CrossRef]

J. Phys. Condens. Matter

O. Okhotnikov and M. Pessa, "Dilute nitride saturanle absorber mirrors for optical pulse generation," J. Phys. Condens. Matter 16, S3108-S3120 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett.

Quantum Electron.

E. M. Dianov, V. V. Dvoyrin, V. M. Mashinsky, A. A. Umnikov, M. V. Yashkov, and A. N. Guryanov, "CW bismuth-doped fiber laser," Quantum Electron. 35, 1083-1084 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Bi-doped fiber laser experimental setup.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Oscilloscope trace of the pulse train, generated by the Bi-doped mode-locked fiber laser.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Single pulse generated by the Bi-doped mode-locked fiber laser. (Its measurable duration is confined by the Ge photodiode passband.)

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Intensity autocorrelation function of the Bi-doped mode-locked fiber laser radiation.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Bi-doped mode-locked fiber laser radiation spectrum.

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