Abstract

Pump relative intensity noise (RIN) has been recognized as a major source of noise in mode-locked lasers. The coupling of RIN from the pump to the output of a passively mode-locked fiber laser (PMFL) is systematically investigated using a pump modulation technique. It is found that the linear RIN coupling ratio from pump to PMFL is decreased with an increase in modulation frequency and is independent of modulation power. Moreover, the nonlinear RIN coupling from pump to PMFL is clearly demonstrated with a square wave modulated pump. The nonlinear RIN coupling ratio is noise power dependent. An exponential decay model based on the view of gain modulation is proposed and explains well the behavior of the nonlinear coupling phenomena.

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2008 (3)

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2007 (3)

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2006 (2)

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2005 (3)

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

2004 (1)

R. Paschotta, “Noise of mode-locked lasers (Part I): numerical model,” Appl. Phys. B 79(2), 153–162 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003 (1)

N. Dogru and M. S. Ozyazici, “Intensity noise of mode-locked fiber grating external cavity semiconductor lasers,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 35(2), 169–178 (2003).
[CrossRef]

1998 (1)

1997 (1)

S. Namiki and H. A. Haus, “Noise of the stretched pulse fiber laser. I. Theory,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 33(5), 649–659 (1997).
[CrossRef]

1993 (1)

H. A. Haus and A. Mecozzi, “Noise of mode-locked lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29(3), 983–996 (1993).
[CrossRef]

1986 (1)

D. Linde, “Characterization of the Noise in Continuously Operating Mode-Locked Lasers,” Appl. Phys. B 39(4), 201–217 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Bonaccorso, F.

T. Hasan, Z. P. Sun, F. Q. Wang, F. Bonaccorso, P. H. Tan, A. G. Rozhin, and A. C. Ferrari, “Nanotube-Polymer Composites for Ultrafast Photonics,” Adv. Mater. 21(38–39), 3874–3899 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Budunoglu, I. L.

Chai, L.

C. Ouyang, L. Chai, H. Zhao, M. Hu, Y. Song, and C. Wang, “Position Effect of Spectral Filter on Properties of Highly Chirped Pulses in an All-Normal-Dispersion Fiber Laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(10), 1284–1288 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Chen, J.

Chernov, A. I.

A. V. Tausenev, E. D. Obraztsova, A. S. Lobach, A. I. Chernov, V. I. Konov, P. G. Kryukov, A. V. Konyashchenko, and E. M. Dianov, “177 fs erbium-doped fiber laser mode locked with a cellulose polymer film containing single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(17), 171113 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. I. Chernov, E. D. Obraztsova, and A. S. Lobach, “Optical properties of polymer films with embedded single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Phys. Status Solidi 244(11), 4231–4235 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Choi, M. T.

W. Lee, M. T. Choi, H. Izadpanah, and R. J. Delfyett, “Relative intensity noise characteristics of frequency stabilised grating-coupled modelocked semiconductor laser,” Electron. Lett. 42(20), 1156–1157 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Cox, J. A.

J. Kim, J. A. Cox, J. Chen, and F. X. Kartner, “Drift-free femtosecond timing synchronization of remote optical and microwave sources,” Nat. Photonics 2(12), 733–736 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Delfyett, R. J.

W. Lee, M. T. Choi, H. Izadpanah, and R. J. Delfyett, “Relative intensity noise characteristics of frequency stabilised grating-coupled modelocked semiconductor laser,” Electron. Lett. 42(20), 1156–1157 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Dianov, E. M.

A. V. Tausenev, E. D. Obraztsova, A. S. Lobach, A. I. Chernov, V. I. Konov, P. G. Kryukov, A. V. Konyashchenko, and E. M. Dianov, “177 fs erbium-doped fiber laser mode locked with a cellulose polymer film containing single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(17), 171113 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Dogru, N.

N. Dogru and M. S. Ozyazici, “Intensity noise of mode-locked fiber grating external cavity semiconductor lasers,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 35(2), 169–178 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Fendel, P.

Ferrari, A. C.

T. Hasan, Z. P. Sun, F. Q. Wang, F. Bonaccorso, P. H. Tan, A. G. Rozhin, and A. C. Ferrari, “Nanotube-Polymer Composites for Ultrafast Photonics,” Adv. Mater. 21(38–39), 3874–3899 (2009).
[CrossRef]

E. J. R. Kelleher, J. C. Travers, Z. Sun, A. G. Rozhin, A. C. Ferrari, S. V. Popov, and J. R. Taylor, “Nanosecond-pulse fiber lasers mode-locked with nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95(11), 111108 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Garnov, S. V.

P. A. Obraztsov, A. A. Sirotkin, E. D. Obraztsova, Y. P. Svirko, and S. V. Garnov, “Carbon-nanotube-based saturable absorbers for near infrared solid state lasers,” Opt. Rev. 17(3), 290 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Hänsch, T. W.

Hasan, T.

T. Hasan, Z. P. Sun, F. Q. Wang, F. Bonaccorso, P. H. Tan, A. G. Rozhin, and A. C. Ferrari, “Nanotube-Polymer Composites for Ultrafast Photonics,” Adv. Mater. 21(38–39), 3874–3899 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Haus, H. A.

S. Namiki and H. A. Haus, “Noise of the stretched pulse fiber laser. I. Theory,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 33(5), 649–659 (1997).
[CrossRef]

H. A. Haus and A. Mecozzi, “Noise of mode-locked lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29(3), 983–996 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Holzwarth, R.

Hsu, K.

S. Yamashita, Y. Inoue, K. Hsu, T. Kotake, H. Yaguchi, D. Tanaka, M. Jablonski, and S. Y. Set, “5-GHz pulsed fiber Fabry-Pe/spl acute/rot laser mode-locked using carbon nanotubes,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(4), 750–752 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Hu, M.

C. Ouyang, L. Chai, H. Zhao, M. Hu, Y. Song, and C. Wang, “Position Effect of Spectral Filter on Properties of Highly Chirped Pulses in an All-Normal-Dispersion Fiber Laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(10), 1284–1288 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Ilday, F. Ö.

Inoue, Y.

S. Yamashita, Y. Inoue, K. Hsu, T. Kotake, H. Yaguchi, D. Tanaka, M. Jablonski, and S. Y. Set, “5-GHz pulsed fiber Fabry-Pe/spl acute/rot laser mode-locked using carbon nanotubes,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(4), 750–752 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Ippen, E. P.

Izadpanah, H.

W. Lee, M. T. Choi, H. Izadpanah, and R. J. Delfyett, “Relative intensity noise characteristics of frequency stabilised grating-coupled modelocked semiconductor laser,” Electron. Lett. 42(20), 1156–1157 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Jablonski, M.

S. Yamashita, Y. Inoue, K. Hsu, T. Kotake, H. Yaguchi, D. Tanaka, M. Jablonski, and S. Y. Set, “5-GHz pulsed fiber Fabry-Pe/spl acute/rot laser mode-locked using carbon nanotubes,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(4), 750–752 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Kartner, F. X.

J. Kim, J. A. Cox, J. Chen, and F. X. Kartner, “Drift-free femtosecond timing synchronization of remote optical and microwave sources,” Nat. Photonics 2(12), 733–736 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Kärtner, F. X.

Kelleher, E. J. R.

E. J. R. Kelleher, J. C. Travers, Z. Sun, A. G. Rozhin, A. C. Ferrari, S. V. Popov, and J. R. Taylor, “Nanosecond-pulse fiber lasers mode-locked with nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95(11), 111108 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Kim, J.

J. Kim, J. A. Cox, J. Chen, and F. X. Kartner, “Drift-free femtosecond timing synchronization of remote optical and microwave sources,” Nat. Photonics 2(12), 733–736 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Konov, V. I.

A. V. Tausenev, E. D. Obraztsova, A. S. Lobach, A. I. Chernov, V. I. Konov, P. G. Kryukov, A. V. Konyashchenko, and E. M. Dianov, “177 fs erbium-doped fiber laser mode locked with a cellulose polymer film containing single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(17), 171113 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Konyashchenko, A. V.

A. V. Tausenev, E. D. Obraztsova, A. S. Lobach, A. I. Chernov, V. I. Konov, P. G. Kryukov, A. V. Konyashchenko, and E. M. Dianov, “177 fs erbium-doped fiber laser mode locked with a cellulose polymer film containing single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(17), 171113 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Kotake, T.

S. Yamashita, Y. Inoue, K. Hsu, T. Kotake, H. Yaguchi, D. Tanaka, M. Jablonski, and S. Y. Set, “5-GHz pulsed fiber Fabry-Pe/spl acute/rot laser mode-locked using carbon nanotubes,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(4), 750–752 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Kryukov, P. G.

A. V. Tausenev, E. D. Obraztsova, A. S. Lobach, A. I. Chernov, V. I. Konov, P. G. Kryukov, A. V. Konyashchenko, and E. M. Dianov, “177 fs erbium-doped fiber laser mode locked with a cellulose polymer film containing single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(17), 171113 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Lee, K. E. K.

Lee, W.

W. Lee, M. T. Choi, H. Izadpanah, and R. J. Delfyett, “Relative intensity noise characteristics of frequency stabilised grating-coupled modelocked semiconductor laser,” Electron. Lett. 42(20), 1156–1157 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Lim, D. R. C. S.

Linde, D.

D. Linde, “Characterization of the Noise in Continuously Operating Mode-Locked Lasers,” Appl. Phys. B 39(4), 201–217 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Lobach, A. S.

A. V. Tausenev, E. D. Obraztsova, A. S. Lobach, A. I. Chernov, V. I. Konov, P. G. Kryukov, A. V. Konyashchenko, and E. M. Dianov, “177 fs erbium-doped fiber laser mode locked with a cellulose polymer film containing single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(17), 171113 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. I. Chernov, E. D. Obraztsova, and A. S. Lobach, “Optical properties of polymer films with embedded single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Phys. Status Solidi 244(11), 4231–4235 (2007).
[CrossRef]

McFerran, J. J.

J. J. McFerran, W. C. Swann, B. R. Washburn, and N. R. Newbury, “Suppression of pump-induced frequency noise in fiber-laser frequency combs leading to sub-radian f (ceo) phase excursions,” Appl. Phys. B 86(2), 219–227 (2007).
[CrossRef]

J. J. McFerran, W. C. Swann, B. R. Washburn, and N. R. Newbury, “Elimination of pump-induced frequency jitter on fiber-laser frequency combs,” Opt. Lett. 31(13), 1997–1999 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Mecozzi, A.

H. A. Haus and A. Mecozzi, “Noise of mode-locked lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29(3), 983–996 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Namiki, S.

S. Namiki and H. A. Haus, “Noise of the stretched pulse fiber laser. I. Theory,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 33(5), 649–659 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Newbury, N. R.

J. J. McFerran, W. C. Swann, B. R. Washburn, and N. R. Newbury, “Suppression of pump-induced frequency noise in fiber-laser frequency combs leading to sub-radian f (ceo) phase excursions,” Appl. Phys. B 86(2), 219–227 (2007).
[CrossRef]

J. J. McFerran, W. C. Swann, B. R. Washburn, and N. R. Newbury, “Elimination of pump-induced frequency jitter on fiber-laser frequency combs,” Opt. Lett. 31(13), 1997–1999 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

N. R. Newbury and B. R. Washburn, “Theory of the frequency comb output from a femtosecond fiber laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 41(11), 1388–1402 (2005).
[CrossRef]

B. R. Washburn, W. C. Swann, and N. R. Newbury, “Response dynamics of the frequency comb output from a femtosecond fiber laser,” Opt. Express 13(26), 10622–10633 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Obraztsov, P. A.

P. A. Obraztsov, A. A. Sirotkin, E. D. Obraztsova, Y. P. Svirko, and S. V. Garnov, “Carbon-nanotube-based saturable absorbers for near infrared solid state lasers,” Opt. Rev. 17(3), 290 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Obraztsova, E. D.

P. A. Obraztsov, A. A. Sirotkin, E. D. Obraztsova, Y. P. Svirko, and S. V. Garnov, “Carbon-nanotube-based saturable absorbers for near infrared solid state lasers,” Opt. Rev. 17(3), 290 (2010).
[CrossRef]

K. Wu, J. H. Wong, P. Shum, D. R. C. S. Lim, V. K. H. Wong, K. E. K. Lee, J. Chen, and E. D. Obraztsova, “Timing-jitter reduction of passively mode-locked fiber laser with a carbon nanotube saturable absorber by optimization of cavity loss,” Opt. Lett. 35(7), 1085–1087 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. V. Tausenev, E. D. Obraztsova, A. S. Lobach, A. I. Chernov, V. I. Konov, P. G. Kryukov, A. V. Konyashchenko, and E. M. Dianov, “177 fs erbium-doped fiber laser mode locked with a cellulose polymer film containing single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(17), 171113 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. I. Chernov, E. D. Obraztsova, and A. S. Lobach, “Optical properties of polymer films with embedded single-wall carbon nanotubes,” Phys. Status Solidi 244(11), 4231–4235 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Oktem, B.

Ouyang, C.

C. Ouyang, L. Chai, H. Zhao, M. Hu, Y. Song, and C. Wang, “Position Effect of Spectral Filter on Properties of Highly Chirped Pulses in an All-Normal-Dispersion Fiber Laser,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(10), 1284–1288 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Ozyazici, M. S.

N. Dogru and M. S. Ozyazici, “Intensity noise of mode-locked fiber grating external cavity semiconductor lasers,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 35(2), 169–178 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Paschotta, R.

R. Paschotta, “Noise of mode-locked lasers (Part I): numerical model,” Appl. Phys. B 79(2), 153–162 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Popov, S. V.

E. J. R. Kelleher, J. C. Travers, Z. Sun, A. G. Rozhin, A. C. Ferrari, S. V. Popov, and J. R. Taylor, “Nanosecond-pulse fiber lasers mode-locked with nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95(11), 111108 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Rozhin, A. G.

T. Hasan, Z. P. Sun, F. Q. Wang, F. Bonaccorso, P. H. Tan, A. G. Rozhin, and A. C. Ferrari, “Nanotube-Polymer Composites for Ultrafast Photonics,” Adv. Mater. 21(38–39), 3874–3899 (2009).
[CrossRef]

E. J. R. Kelleher, J. C. Travers, Z. Sun, A. G. Rozhin, A. C. Ferrari, S. V. Popov, and J. R. Taylor, “Nanosecond-pulse fiber lasers mode-locked with nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95(11), 111108 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Set, S. Y.

S. Yamashita, Y. Inoue, K. Hsu, T. Kotake, H. Yaguchi, D. Tanaka, M. Jablonski, and S. Y. Set, “5-GHz pulsed fiber Fabry-Pe/spl acute/rot laser mode-locked using carbon nanotubes,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(4), 750–752 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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