Abstract

We report on the demonstration of an all-fiber femtosecond erbium doped fiber laser passively mode-locked using a 45ºtilted fiber grating as an in-fiber polarizer in the laser cavity. The laser generates 600 fs pulses with output pulse energies ~1nJ. Since the 45° tilted grating has a broad polarization response, the laser output has shown a tunabilty in wavelength from 1548nm to 1562nm by simply adjusting the polarization controllers in the cavity.

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2009 (1)

2008 (3)

M. Delgado-Pinar, A. Díez, J. L. Cruz, and M. V. Andrés, “Linearly polarized all-fiber laser using a short section of highly polarizing microstructured fiber,” Laser Phys. Lett. 5(2), 135–138 (2008).
[CrossRef]

S. Fumio, S. Takafumi, N. Masataka, K. Kyoji, and K. Toshikuni, “A passively mode-locked femtosecond soliton fiber laser at 1.5um with a CNT-doped polycarbonate saturable absorber,” Opt. Exp. 26, 21191–21198 (2008).

F. W. Wise, A. Chong, and W. H. Renninger, “High-energy femtosecond fiber lasers based on pulse propagation at normal dispersion,” Laser Photon. Rev. 2(1-2), 58–73 (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007 (2)

A. Chong, W. H. Renninger, and F. Wise, “All-normal-disperion femtosecond fiber laser with pulse energy above 20nJ,” Opt. Lett. 32(16), 2406–2408 (2007).
[CrossRef]

K. Kieu and M. Mansuripur, “Femtosecond laser pulse generation with a fiber taper embedded in carbon nanotube/polymer composite,” Opt. Lett. 32(15), 2242–2244 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2006 (3)

10A. G. Rozhin, S. Youichi, N. Shu, T. Madoka, K. Hiromichi, and A. Yohji, “Sub-200-fs pulsed erbium-doped fiber laser using a carbon nanotube-polyvinylalchohol mode locker,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 051118 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. Chong, J. Buckley, W. Renninger, and F. Wise, “All-normal-dispersion femtosecond fiber laser,” Opt. Express 14(21), 10095–10100 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. Panasenko, P. Polynkin, A. Polynkin, J. V. Moloney, M. Mansuripur, and N. Peyghambarian, “Er-Yb femtosecond ring fiber oscillator with 1.1-W average power and GHz repetition rates,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(7), 853–855 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005 (1)

2003 (1)

U. Keller, “Recent developments in compact ultrafast lasers,” Nature 424(6950), 831–838 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2002 (1)

S. J. Mihailov, R. B. Walker, P. Lu, H. Ding, X. Dai, C. Smelser, and L. Chen, “UV-induced polarization-dependent loss (PDL) in tilted fibre Bragg gratings: application of a PDL equalizer,” IEEE Proc. Optoelectron. 149(5-6), 211–216 (2002).
[CrossRef]

1998 (1)

F. X. Kartner, J. Aus der Au, and U. Keller, “Mode-Locking with Slow and Fast Saturable Absorbers-What’s the Difference,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 4(2), 159–168 (1998).
[CrossRef]

1996 (1)

U. Keller, K. J. Weingarten, F. X. Kartner, D. Kopf, B. Braun, I. D. Jung, R. Fluck, C. Honninger, N. Matuschek, and J. Aus der Au, “Semiconductor saturable absorber mirrors (SESAMS) for femtosecond to nanosecond pulse generation in solid-state lasers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 2(3), 435–453 (1996).
[CrossRef]

1994 (1)

H. A. Haus, E. P. Ippen, and K. Tamura, “Additive-Pulse Modelocking in Fiber lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 30(1), 200–208 (1994).
[CrossRef]

1993 (1)

1992 (1)

K. Tamura, H. A. Haus, and E. P. Ippen, “Self-starting additive pulse mode-locked erbium fibre ring laser,” Electron. Lett. 28(24), 2226–2228 (1992).
[CrossRef]

1991 (2)

I. N. Iii, “All-fiber ring soliton laser mode locked with a nonlinear mirror,” Opt. Lett. 16(8), 539–541 (1991).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. T. Lin and W. A. Gambling, “Polarization effects in fiber lasers: phenomena, theory, and applications,” Proc. SPIE 1373, 42–53 (1991).
[CrossRef]

1990 (1)

Andrejco, M. J.

Andrés, M. V.

M. Delgado-Pinar, A. Díez, J. L. Cruz, and M. V. Andrés, “Linearly polarized all-fiber laser using a short section of highly polarizing microstructured fiber,” Laser Phys. Lett. 5(2), 135–138 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Aus der Au, J.

F. X. Kartner, J. Aus der Au, and U. Keller, “Mode-Locking with Slow and Fast Saturable Absorbers-What’s the Difference,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 4(2), 159–168 (1998).
[CrossRef]

U. Keller, K. J. Weingarten, F. X. Kartner, D. Kopf, B. Braun, I. D. Jung, R. Fluck, C. Honninger, N. Matuschek, and J. Aus der Au, “Semiconductor saturable absorber mirrors (SESAMS) for femtosecond to nanosecond pulse generation in solid-state lasers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 2(3), 435–453 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Bennion, I.

Braun, B.

U. Keller, K. J. Weingarten, F. X. Kartner, D. Kopf, B. Braun, I. D. Jung, R. Fluck, C. Honninger, N. Matuschek, and J. Aus der Au, “Semiconductor saturable absorber mirrors (SESAMS) for femtosecond to nanosecond pulse generation in solid-state lasers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 2(3), 435–453 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Buckley, J.

Bulushev, A. G.

Chen, L.

S. J. Mihailov, R. B. Walker, P. Lu, H. Ding, X. Dai, C. Smelser, and L. Chen, “UV-induced polarization-dependent loss (PDL) in tilted fibre Bragg gratings: application of a PDL equalizer,” IEEE Proc. Optoelectron. 149(5-6), 211–216 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Chen, X.

Chong, A.

F. W. Wise, A. Chong, and W. H. Renninger, “High-energy femtosecond fiber lasers based on pulse propagation at normal dispersion,” Laser Photon. Rev. 2(1-2), 58–73 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. Chong, W. H. Renninger, and F. Wise, “All-normal-disperion femtosecond fiber laser with pulse energy above 20nJ,” Opt. Lett. 32(16), 2406–2408 (2007).
[CrossRef]

A. Chong, J. Buckley, W. Renninger, and F. Wise, “All-normal-dispersion femtosecond fiber laser,” Opt. Express 14(21), 10095–10100 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cruz, J. L.

M. Delgado-Pinar, A. Díez, J. L. Cruz, and M. V. Andrés, “Linearly polarized all-fiber laser using a short section of highly polarizing microstructured fiber,” Laser Phys. Lett. 5(2), 135–138 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Dai, X.

S. J. Mihailov, R. B. Walker, P. Lu, H. Ding, X. Dai, C. Smelser, and L. Chen, “UV-induced polarization-dependent loss (PDL) in tilted fibre Bragg gratings: application of a PDL equalizer,” IEEE Proc. Optoelectron. 149(5-6), 211–216 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Delgado-Pinar, M.

M. Delgado-Pinar, A. Díez, J. L. Cruz, and M. V. Andrés, “Linearly polarized all-fiber laser using a short section of highly polarizing microstructured fiber,” Laser Phys. Lett. 5(2), 135–138 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Dianov, E. M.

Díez, A.

M. Delgado-Pinar, A. Díez, J. L. Cruz, and M. V. Andrés, “Linearly polarized all-fiber laser using a short section of highly polarizing microstructured fiber,” Laser Phys. Lett. 5(2), 135–138 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Ding, H.

S. J. Mihailov, R. B. Walker, P. Lu, H. Ding, X. Dai, C. Smelser, and L. Chen, “UV-induced polarization-dependent loss (PDL) in tilted fibre Bragg gratings: application of a PDL equalizer,” IEEE Proc. Optoelectron. 149(5-6), 211–216 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Fermann, M. E.

Fluck, R.

U. Keller, K. J. Weingarten, F. X. Kartner, D. Kopf, B. Braun, I. D. Jung, R. Fluck, C. Honninger, N. Matuschek, and J. Aus der Au, “Semiconductor saturable absorber mirrors (SESAMS) for femtosecond to nanosecond pulse generation in solid-state lasers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 2(3), 435–453 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Fumio, S.

S. Fumio, S. Takafumi, N. Masataka, K. Kyoji, and K. Toshikuni, “A passively mode-locked femtosecond soliton fiber laser at 1.5um with a CNT-doped polycarbonate saturable absorber,” Opt. Exp. 26, 21191–21198 (2008).

Gambling, W. A.

J. T. Lin and W. A. Gambling, “Polarization effects in fiber lasers: phenomena, theory, and applications,” Proc. SPIE 1373, 42–53 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Haus, H. A.

H. A. Haus, E. P. Ippen, and K. Tamura, “Additive-Pulse Modelocking in Fiber lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 30(1), 200–208 (1994).
[CrossRef]

K. Tamura, H. A. Haus, and E. P. Ippen, “Self-starting additive pulse mode-locked erbium fibre ring laser,” Electron. Lett. 28(24), 2226–2228 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Hiromichi, K.

10A. G. Rozhin, S. Youichi, N. Shu, T. Madoka, K. Hiromichi, and A. Yohji, “Sub-200-fs pulsed erbium-doped fiber laser using a carbon nanotube-polyvinylalchohol mode locker,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 051118 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Honninger, C.

U. Keller, K. J. Weingarten, F. X. Kartner, D. Kopf, B. Braun, I. D. Jung, R. Fluck, C. Honninger, N. Matuschek, and J. Aus der Au, “Semiconductor saturable absorber mirrors (SESAMS) for femtosecond to nanosecond pulse generation in solid-state lasers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 2(3), 435–453 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Iii, I. N.

Ippen, E. P.

H. A. Haus, E. P. Ippen, and K. Tamura, “Additive-Pulse Modelocking in Fiber lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 30(1), 200–208 (1994).
[CrossRef]

K. Tamura, H. A. Haus, and E. P. Ippen, “Self-starting additive pulse mode-locked erbium fibre ring laser,” Electron. Lett. 28(24), 2226–2228 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Jung, I. D.

U. Keller, K. J. Weingarten, F. X. Kartner, D. Kopf, B. Braun, I. D. Jung, R. Fluck, C. Honninger, N. Matuschek, and J. Aus der Au, “Semiconductor saturable absorber mirrors (SESAMS) for femtosecond to nanosecond pulse generation in solid-state lasers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 2(3), 435–453 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Kartner, F. X.

F. X. Kartner, J. Aus der Au, and U. Keller, “Mode-Locking with Slow and Fast Saturable Absorbers-What’s the Difference,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 4(2), 159–168 (1998).
[CrossRef]

U. Keller, K. J. Weingarten, F. X. Kartner, D. Kopf, B. Braun, I. D. Jung, R. Fluck, C. Honninger, N. Matuschek, and J. Aus der Au, “Semiconductor saturable absorber mirrors (SESAMS) for femtosecond to nanosecond pulse generation in solid-state lasers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 2(3), 435–453 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Keller, U.

U. Keller, “Recent developments in compact ultrafast lasers,” Nature 424(6950), 831–838 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

F. X. Kartner, J. Aus der Au, and U. Keller, “Mode-Locking with Slow and Fast Saturable Absorbers-What’s the Difference,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 4(2), 159–168 (1998).
[CrossRef]

U. Keller, K. J. Weingarten, F. X. Kartner, D. Kopf, B. Braun, I. D. Jung, R. Fluck, C. Honninger, N. Matuschek, and J. Aus der Au, “Semiconductor saturable absorber mirrors (SESAMS) for femtosecond to nanosecond pulse generation in solid-state lasers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 2(3), 435–453 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Kieu, K.

Kopf, D.

U. Keller, K. J. Weingarten, F. X. Kartner, D. Kopf, B. Braun, I. D. Jung, R. Fluck, C. Honninger, N. Matuschek, and J. Aus der Au, “Semiconductor saturable absorber mirrors (SESAMS) for femtosecond to nanosecond pulse generation in solid-state lasers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 2(3), 435–453 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Kyoji, K.

S. Fumio, S. Takafumi, N. Masataka, K. Kyoji, and K. Toshikuni, “A passively mode-locked femtosecond soliton fiber laser at 1.5um with a CNT-doped polycarbonate saturable absorber,” Opt. Exp. 26, 21191–21198 (2008).

Lin, J. T.

J. T. Lin and W. A. Gambling, “Polarization effects in fiber lasers: phenomena, theory, and applications,” Proc. SPIE 1373, 42–53 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Lu, P.

S. J. Mihailov, R. B. Walker, P. Lu, H. Ding, X. Dai, C. Smelser, and L. Chen, “UV-induced polarization-dependent loss (PDL) in tilted fibre Bragg gratings: application of a PDL equalizer,” IEEE Proc. Optoelectron. 149(5-6), 211–216 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Madoka, T.

10A. G. Rozhin, S. Youichi, N. Shu, T. Madoka, K. Hiromichi, and A. Yohji, “Sub-200-fs pulsed erbium-doped fiber laser using a carbon nanotube-polyvinylalchohol mode locker,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 051118 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Mansuripur, M.

K. Kieu and M. Mansuripur, “Femtosecond laser pulse generation with a fiber taper embedded in carbon nanotube/polymer composite,” Opt. Lett. 32(15), 2242–2244 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. Panasenko, P. Polynkin, A. Polynkin, J. V. Moloney, M. Mansuripur, and N. Peyghambarian, “Er-Yb femtosecond ring fiber oscillator with 1.1-W average power and GHz repetition rates,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(7), 853–855 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Masataka, N.

S. Fumio, S. Takafumi, N. Masataka, K. Kyoji, and K. Toshikuni, “A passively mode-locked femtosecond soliton fiber laser at 1.5um with a CNT-doped polycarbonate saturable absorber,” Opt. Exp. 26, 21191–21198 (2008).

Matuschek, N.

U. Keller, K. J. Weingarten, F. X. Kartner, D. Kopf, B. Braun, I. D. Jung, R. Fluck, C. Honninger, N. Matuschek, and J. Aus der Au, “Semiconductor saturable absorber mirrors (SESAMS) for femtosecond to nanosecond pulse generation in solid-state lasers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 2(3), 435–453 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Mihailov, S. J.

S. J. Mihailov, R. B. Walker, P. Lu, H. Ding, X. Dai, C. Smelser, and L. Chen, “UV-induced polarization-dependent loss (PDL) in tilted fibre Bragg gratings: application of a PDL equalizer,” IEEE Proc. Optoelectron. 149(5-6), 211–216 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Moloney, J. V.

D. Panasenko, P. Polynkin, A. Polynkin, J. V. Moloney, M. Mansuripur, and N. Peyghambarian, “Er-Yb femtosecond ring fiber oscillator with 1.1-W average power and GHz repetition rates,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(7), 853–855 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Mou, C.

Okhotnikov, O. G.

Panasenko, D.

D. Panasenko, P. Polynkin, A. Polynkin, J. V. Moloney, M. Mansuripur, and N. Peyghambarian, “Er-Yb femtosecond ring fiber oscillator with 1.1-W average power and GHz repetition rates,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(7), 853–855 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Peyghambarian, N.

D. Panasenko, P. Polynkin, A. Polynkin, J. V. Moloney, M. Mansuripur, and N. Peyghambarian, “Er-Yb femtosecond ring fiber oscillator with 1.1-W average power and GHz repetition rates,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(7), 853–855 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Polynkin, A.

D. Panasenko, P. Polynkin, A. Polynkin, J. V. Moloney, M. Mansuripur, and N. Peyghambarian, “Er-Yb femtosecond ring fiber oscillator with 1.1-W average power and GHz repetition rates,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(7), 853–855 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Polynkin, P.

D. Panasenko, P. Polynkin, A. Polynkin, J. V. Moloney, M. Mansuripur, and N. Peyghambarian, “Er-Yb femtosecond ring fiber oscillator with 1.1-W average power and GHz repetition rates,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(7), 853–855 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Renninger, W.

Renninger, W. H.

F. W. Wise, A. Chong, and W. H. Renninger, “High-energy femtosecond fiber lasers based on pulse propagation at normal dispersion,” Laser Photon. Rev. 2(1-2), 58–73 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. Chong, W. H. Renninger, and F. Wise, “All-normal-disperion femtosecond fiber laser with pulse energy above 20nJ,” Opt. Lett. 32(16), 2406–2408 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Rozhin, A. G.

10A. G. Rozhin, S. Youichi, N. Shu, T. Madoka, K. Hiromichi, and A. Yohji, “Sub-200-fs pulsed erbium-doped fiber laser using a carbon nanotube-polyvinylalchohol mode locker,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 051118 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Shu, N.

10A. G. Rozhin, S. Youichi, N. Shu, T. Madoka, K. Hiromichi, and A. Yohji, “Sub-200-fs pulsed erbium-doped fiber laser using a carbon nanotube-polyvinylalchohol mode locker,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 051118 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Silverberg, Y.

Simpson, G.

Smelser, C.

S. J. Mihailov, R. B. Walker, P. Lu, H. Ding, X. Dai, C. Smelser, and L. Chen, “UV-induced polarization-dependent loss (PDL) in tilted fibre Bragg gratings: application of a PDL equalizer,” IEEE Proc. Optoelectron. 149(5-6), 211–216 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Stock, M. L.

Takafumi, S.

S. Fumio, S. Takafumi, N. Masataka, K. Kyoji, and K. Toshikuni, “A passively mode-locked femtosecond soliton fiber laser at 1.5um with a CNT-doped polycarbonate saturable absorber,” Opt. Exp. 26, 21191–21198 (2008).

Tamura, K.

H. A. Haus, E. P. Ippen, and K. Tamura, “Additive-Pulse Modelocking in Fiber lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 30(1), 200–208 (1994).
[CrossRef]

K. Tamura, H. A. Haus, and E. P. Ippen, “Self-starting additive pulse mode-locked erbium fibre ring laser,” Electron. Lett. 28(24), 2226–2228 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Toshikuni, K.

S. Fumio, S. Takafumi, N. Masataka, K. Kyoji, and K. Toshikuni, “A passively mode-locked femtosecond soliton fiber laser at 1.5um with a CNT-doped polycarbonate saturable absorber,” Opt. Exp. 26, 21191–21198 (2008).

Walker, R. B.

S. J. Mihailov, R. B. Walker, P. Lu, H. Ding, X. Dai, C. Smelser, and L. Chen, “UV-induced polarization-dependent loss (PDL) in tilted fibre Bragg gratings: application of a PDL equalizer,” IEEE Proc. Optoelectron. 149(5-6), 211–216 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Weingarten, K. J.

U. Keller, K. J. Weingarten, F. X. Kartner, D. Kopf, B. Braun, I. D. Jung, R. Fluck, C. Honninger, N. Matuschek, and J. Aus der Au, “Semiconductor saturable absorber mirrors (SESAMS) for femtosecond to nanosecond pulse generation in solid-state lasers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 2(3), 435–453 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Wise, F.

A. Chong, W. H. Renninger, and F. Wise, “All-normal-disperion femtosecond fiber laser with pulse energy above 20nJ,” Opt. Lett. 32(16), 2406–2408 (2007).
[CrossRef]

A. Chong, J. Buckley, W. Renninger, and F. Wise, “All-normal-dispersion femtosecond fiber laser,” Opt. Express 14(21), 10095–10100 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wise, F. W.

F. W. Wise, A. Chong, and W. H. Renninger, “High-energy femtosecond fiber lasers based on pulse propagation at normal dispersion,” Laser Photon. Rev. 2(1-2), 58–73 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Yohji, A.

10A. G. Rozhin, S. Youichi, N. Shu, T. Madoka, K. Hiromichi, and A. Yohji, “Sub-200-fs pulsed erbium-doped fiber laser using a carbon nanotube-polyvinylalchohol mode locker,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 051118 (2006).
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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) Microscope image of the 45°-TFG UV-inscribed in B/Ge fiber. Measured (b) transmission spectrum and (c) PDL response of the 45°-TFG from 1525 nm to 1608 nm. Note: in (b,c) black curves show the spectra when grating was exposed to air while the red smooth lines are the measured spectral responses when the grating was immersed in index matching liquid.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Schematic configuration of the 45°-TFG based mode-locked fiber laser.

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Fig. 3

(a) Measured auto-correlation trace and the corresponding sech2 fit; (b) optical spectrum of the ~ 600 fs output pulse; (c) a typical output pulse train of the mode-locked fiber laser showing a repetition rate of ~ 10.34 MHz; (d) measured pulse width and time-bandwidth products as a function of the wavelength.

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