Abstract

We demonstrate a dual-wavelength passively mode-locked soliton fiber laser based on the single-wall carbon nanotube saturable absorber. By using a simple scheme of adjusting the intracavity loss, the gain profile of the erbium-doped fiber laser is effectively controlled. Besides operating at a single wavelength, the laser is able to simultaneously generate sub-picosecond pulses at both ~1532 and 1557 nm wavelength. The mode-locking wavelength can also be quickly switched from one wavelength to the other by changing the intracavity loss with a tunable attenuator.

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2010 (2)

Z. C. Luo, A. P. Luo, W. C. Xu, H. S. Yin, J. R. Liu, Q. Ye, and Z. J. Fang, “Tunable Multiwavelength Passively Mode-Locked Fiber Ring Laser Using Intracavity Birefringence-Induced Comb Filter,” IEEE Photon. J. 2(4), 571–577 (2010).
[Crossref]

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

2009 (3)

2008 (3)

2007 (2)

2006 (2)

2005 (1)

Y. W. Song, S. Y. Set, S. Yamashita, C. S. Goh, and T. Kotake, “1300-nm pulsed fiber lasers mode-locked by purified carbon nanotubes,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1623–1625 (2005).
[Crossref]

2004 (1)

2002 (1)

Y. C. Chen, N. R. Raravikar, L. S. Schadler, P. M. Ajayan, Y. P. Zhao, T.-M. Lu, G. C. Wang, and X. C. Zhang, “Ultrafast optical switching properties of single-wall carbon nanotube polymer composites at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81(6), 975–977 (2002).
[Crossref]

2001 (1)

J. Yao, J. Yao, Y. Wang, S. Chuan Tjin, Y. Zhou, Y. Loy Lam, J. Liu, and C. Lu, “Active mode locking of tunable multi-wavelength fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 191(3-6), 341–345 (2001).
[Crossref]

1999 (1)

B. Bakhshi and P. A. Andrekson, “Dual-wavelength 10-GHz actively mode-locked erbium fiber laser,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11(11), 1387–1389 (1999).
[Crossref]

1998 (1)

Y. Zhao and C. Shu, “A fiber laser for effective generation of tunable single- and dual-wavelength mode-locked optical pulses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 72(13), 1556–1558 (1998).
[Crossref]

1996 (1)

1992 (1)

V. J. Matsas, T. P. Newson, D. J. Richardson, and D. N. Payne, “Selfstarting passively mode-locked fibre ring soliton laser exploiting nonlinear polarisation rotation,” Electron. Lett. 28(15), 1391–1393 (1992).
[Crossref]

Aguiló, M.

Aitchison, B.

Ajayan, P. M.

Y. C. Chen, N. R. Raravikar, L. S. Schadler, P. M. Ajayan, Y. P. Zhao, T.-M. Lu, G. C. Wang, and X. C. Zhang, “Ultrafast optical switching properties of single-wall carbon nanotube polymer composites at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81(6), 975–977 (2002).
[Crossref]

Andrekson, P. A.

B. Bakhshi and P. A. Andrekson, “Dual-wavelength 10-GHz actively mode-locked erbium fiber laser,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11(11), 1387–1389 (1999).
[Crossref]

Bakhshi, B.

B. Bakhshi and P. A. Andrekson, “Dual-wavelength 10-GHz actively mode-locked erbium fiber laser,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11(11), 1387–1389 (1999).
[Crossref]

Bennion, I.

Brown, D. P.

Carvajal, J. J.

Chen, Y. C.

Y. C. Chen, N. R. Raravikar, L. S. Schadler, P. M. Ajayan, Y. P. Zhao, T.-M. Lu, G. C. Wang, and X. C. Zhang, “Ultrafast optical switching properties of single-wall carbon nanotube polymer composites at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81(6), 975–977 (2002).
[Crossref]

Chernov, A. I.

Cho, W. B.

Choi, S. Y.

Chuan Tjin, S.

J. Yao, J. Yao, Y. Wang, S. Chuan Tjin, Y. Zhou, Y. Loy Lam, J. Liu, and C. Lu, “Active mode locking of tunable multi-wavelength fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 191(3-6), 341–345 (2001).
[Crossref]

Dianov, E. M.

Díaz, F.

Eisenstein, G.

Fang, Z. J.

Z. C. Luo, A. P. Luo, W. C. Xu, H. S. Yin, J. R. Liu, Q. Ye, and Z. J. Fang, “Tunable Multiwavelength Passively Mode-Locked Fiber Ring Laser Using Intracavity Birefringence-Induced Comb Filter,” IEEE Photon. J. 2(4), 571–577 (2010).
[Crossref]

Ferrari, A. C.

F. Wang, A. G. Rozhin, V. Scardaci, Z. Sun, F. Hennrich, I. H. White, W. I. Milne, and A. C. Ferrari, “Wideband-tuneable, nanotube mode-locked, fibre laser,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 3(12), 738–742 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Goh, C. S.

Y. W. Song, S. Y. Set, S. Yamashita, C. S. Goh, and T. Kotake, “1300-nm pulsed fiber lasers mode-locked by purified carbon nanotubes,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1623–1625 (2005).
[Crossref]

Griebner, U.

Gui, L.

L. Gui, X. Yang, G. Zhao, X. Yang, X. Xiao, J. Zhu, and C. Yang, “Suppression of continuous lasing in carbon-nanotube polyimide film mode-locked Erbium-doped fiber laser,” Appl. Opt. (to be published).
[PubMed]

Hakulinen, T.

Härkönen, A.

Hennrich, F.

F. Wang, A. G. Rozhin, V. Scardaci, Z. Sun, F. Hennrich, I. H. White, W. I. Milne, and A. C. Ferrari, “Wideband-tuneable, nanotube mode-locked, fibre laser,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 3(12), 738–742 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Hirooka, T.

Jablonski, M.

Kaino, T.

Kaskela, A.

Kauppinen, E. I.

Kieu, K.

Kivistö, S.

Komatsu, K.

Konov, V. I.

Kotake, T.

Y. W. Song, S. Y. Set, S. Yamashita, C. S. Goh, and T. Kotake, “1300-nm pulsed fiber lasers mode-locked by purified carbon nanotubes,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1623–1625 (2005).
[Crossref]

Lee, S.

Liu, J.

J. Yao, J. Yao, Y. Wang, S. Chuan Tjin, Y. Zhou, Y. Loy Lam, J. Liu, and C. Lu, “Active mode locking of tunable multi-wavelength fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 191(3-6), 341–345 (2001).
[Crossref]

Liu, J. R.

Z. C. Luo, A. P. Luo, W. C. Xu, H. S. Yin, J. R. Liu, Q. Ye, and Z. J. Fang, “Tunable Multiwavelength Passively Mode-Locked Fiber Ring Laser Using Intracavity Birefringence-Induced Comb Filter,” IEEE Photon. J. 2(4), 571–577 (2010).
[Crossref]

Lobach, A. S.

Loy Lam, Y.

J. Yao, J. Yao, Y. Wang, S. Chuan Tjin, Y. Zhou, Y. Loy Lam, J. Liu, and C. Lu, “Active mode locking of tunable multi-wavelength fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 191(3-6), 341–345 (2001).
[Crossref]

Lu, C.

J. Yao, J. Yao, Y. Wang, S. Chuan Tjin, Y. Zhou, Y. Loy Lam, J. Liu, and C. Lu, “Active mode locking of tunable multi-wavelength fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 191(3-6), 341–345 (2001).
[Crossref]

Lu, T.-M.

Y. C. Chen, N. R. Raravikar, L. S. Schadler, P. M. Ajayan, Y. P. Zhao, T.-M. Lu, G. C. Wang, and X. C. Zhang, “Ultrafast optical switching properties of single-wall carbon nanotube polymer composites at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81(6), 975–977 (2002).
[Crossref]

Luo, A. P.

Z. C. Luo, A. P. Luo, W. C. Xu, H. S. Yin, J. R. Liu, Q. Ye, and Z. J. Fang, “Tunable Multiwavelength Passively Mode-Locked Fiber Ring Laser Using Intracavity Birefringence-Induced Comb Filter,” IEEE Photon. J. 2(4), 571–577 (2010).
[Crossref]

Luo, Z. C.

Z. C. Luo, A. P. Luo, W. C. Xu, H. S. Yin, J. R. Liu, Q. Ye, and Z. J. Fang, “Tunable Multiwavelength Passively Mode-Locked Fiber Ring Laser Using Intracavity Birefringence-Induced Comb Filter,” IEEE Photon. J. 2(4), 571–577 (2010).
[Crossref]

Mansuripur, M.

Margalit, M.

Martinez, A.

Mata, J.

Mateos, X.

Matsas, V. J.

V. J. Matsas, T. P. Newson, D. J. Richardson, and D. N. Payne, “Selfstarting passively mode-locked fibre ring soliton laser exploiting nonlinear polarisation rotation,” Electron. Lett. 28(15), 1391–1393 (1992).
[Crossref]

McFerran, J. J.

Milne, W. I.

F. Wang, A. G. Rozhin, V. Scardaci, Z. Sun, F. Hennrich, I. H. White, W. I. Milne, and A. C. Ferrari, “Wideband-tuneable, nanotube mode-locked, fibre laser,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 3(12), 738–742 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Nakahara, S.

Nakazawa, M.

Nasibulin, A. G.

Nenadovic, L.

Newbury, N. R.

Newson, T. P.

V. J. Matsas, T. P. Newson, D. J. Richardson, and D. N. Payne, “Selfstarting passively mode-locked fibre ring soliton laser exploiting nonlinear polarisation rotation,” Electron. Lett. 28(15), 1391–1393 (1992).
[Crossref]

Obraztsova, E. D.

Okhotnikov, O. G.

Orenstein, M.

Ouzounov, D. G.

Payne, D. N.

V. J. Matsas, T. P. Newson, D. J. Richardson, and D. N. Payne, “Selfstarting passively mode-locked fibre ring soliton laser exploiting nonlinear polarisation rotation,” Electron. Lett. 28(15), 1391–1393 (1992).
[Crossref]

Petrov, V.

Pujol, M. C.

Raravikar, N. R.

Y. C. Chen, N. R. Raravikar, L. S. Schadler, P. M. Ajayan, Y. P. Zhao, T.-M. Lu, G. C. Wang, and X. C. Zhang, “Ultrafast optical switching properties of single-wall carbon nanotube polymer composites at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81(6), 975–977 (2002).
[Crossref]

Richardson, D. J.

V. J. Matsas, T. P. Newson, D. J. Richardson, and D. N. Payne, “Selfstarting passively mode-locked fibre ring soliton laser exploiting nonlinear polarisation rotation,” Electron. Lett. 28(15), 1391–1393 (1992).
[Crossref]

Rotermund, F.

Rozhin, A. G.

F. Wang, A. G. Rozhin, V. Scardaci, Z. Sun, F. Hennrich, I. H. White, W. I. Milne, and A. C. Ferrari, “Wideband-tuneable, nanotube mode-locked, fibre laser,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 3(12), 738–742 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Scardaci, V.

F. Wang, A. G. Rozhin, V. Scardaci, Z. Sun, F. Hennrich, I. H. White, W. I. Milne, and A. C. Ferrari, “Wideband-tuneable, nanotube mode-locked, fibre laser,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 3(12), 738–742 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Schadler, L. S.

Y. C. Chen, N. R. Raravikar, L. S. Schadler, P. M. Ajayan, Y. P. Zhao, T.-M. Lu, G. C. Wang, and X. C. Zhang, “Ultrafast optical switching properties of single-wall carbon nanotube polymer composites at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81(6), 975–977 (2002).
[Crossref]

Schlager, J. B.

Schmidt, A.

Set, S. Y.

Y. W. Song, S. Y. Set, S. Yamashita, C. S. Goh, and T. Kotake, “1300-nm pulsed fiber lasers mode-locked by purified carbon nanotubes,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1623–1625 (2005).
[Crossref]

S. Y. Set, H. Yaguchi, Y. Tanaka, and M. Jablonski, “Laser mode locking using a saturable absorber incorporating carbon nanotubes,” J. Lightwave Technol. 22(1), 51–56 (2004).
[Crossref]

Shirato, T.

Shohda, F.

Shu, C.

Y. Zhao and C. Shu, “A fiber laser for effective generation of tunable single- and dual-wavelength mode-locked optical pulses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 72(13), 1556–1558 (1998).
[Crossref]

Solodyankin, M. A.

Song, Y. W.

Y. W. Song, S. Y. Set, S. Yamashita, C. S. Goh, and T. Kotake, “1300-nm pulsed fiber lasers mode-locked by purified carbon nanotubes,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1623–1625 (2005).
[Crossref]

Steinmeyer, G.

Sun, Z.

F. Wang, A. G. Rozhin, V. Scardaci, Z. Sun, F. Hennrich, I. H. White, W. I. Milne, and A. C. Ferrari, “Wideband-tuneable, nanotube mode-locked, fibre laser,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 3(12), 738–742 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Swann, W. C.

Tanaka, Y.

Tang, D. Y.

Tausenev, A. V.

Tsukamoto, J.

Wang, F.

F. Wang, A. G. Rozhin, V. Scardaci, Z. Sun, F. Hennrich, I. H. White, W. I. Milne, and A. C. Ferrari, “Wideband-tuneable, nanotube mode-locked, fibre laser,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 3(12), 738–742 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Wang, G. C.

Y. C. Chen, N. R. Raravikar, L. S. Schadler, P. M. Ajayan, Y. P. Zhao, T.-M. Lu, G. C. Wang, and X. C. Zhang, “Ultrafast optical switching properties of single-wall carbon nanotube polymer composites at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81(6), 975–977 (2002).
[Crossref]

Wang, Y.

J. Yao, J. Yao, Y. Wang, S. Chuan Tjin, Y. Zhou, Y. Loy Lam, J. Liu, and C. Lu, “Active mode locking of tunable multi-wavelength fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 191(3-6), 341–345 (2001).
[Crossref]

White, I. H.

F. Wang, A. G. Rozhin, V. Scardaci, Z. Sun, F. Hennrich, I. H. White, W. I. Milne, and A. C. Ferrari, “Wideband-tuneable, nanotube mode-locked, fibre laser,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 3(12), 738–742 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Wise, F. W.

Wu, X.

Xiao, X.

L. Gui, X. Yang, G. Zhao, X. Yang, X. Xiao, J. Zhu, and C. Yang, “Suppression of continuous lasing in carbon-nanotube polyimide film mode-locked Erbium-doped fiber laser,” Appl. Opt. (to be published).
[PubMed]

Xu, W. C.

Z. C. Luo, A. P. Luo, W. C. Xu, H. S. Yin, J. R. Liu, Q. Ye, and Z. J. Fang, “Tunable Multiwavelength Passively Mode-Locked Fiber Ring Laser Using Intracavity Birefringence-Induced Comb Filter,” IEEE Photon. J. 2(4), 571–577 (2010).
[Crossref]

Yaguchi, H.

Yamashita, S.

A. Martinez, K. Zhou, I. Bennion, and S. Yamashita, “Passive mode-locked lasing by injecting a carbon nanotube-solution in the core of an optical fiber,” Opt. Express 18(11), 11008–11014 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. W. Song, S. Y. Set, S. Yamashita, C. S. Goh, and T. Kotake, “1300-nm pulsed fiber lasers mode-locked by purified carbon nanotubes,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1623–1625 (2005).
[Crossref]

Yang, C.

L. Gui, X. Yang, G. Zhao, X. Yang, X. Xiao, J. Zhu, and C. Yang, “Suppression of continuous lasing in carbon-nanotube polyimide film mode-locked Erbium-doped fiber laser,” Appl. Opt. (to be published).
[PubMed]

Yang, X.

L. Gui, X. Yang, G. Zhao, X. Yang, X. Xiao, J. Zhu, and C. Yang, “Suppression of continuous lasing in carbon-nanotube polyimide film mode-locked Erbium-doped fiber laser,” Appl. Opt. (to be published).
[PubMed]

L. Gui, X. Yang, G. Zhao, X. Yang, X. Xiao, J. Zhu, and C. Yang, “Suppression of continuous lasing in carbon-nanotube polyimide film mode-locked Erbium-doped fiber laser,” Appl. Opt. (to be published).
[PubMed]

Yao, J.

J. Yao, J. Yao, Y. Wang, S. Chuan Tjin, Y. Zhou, Y. Loy Lam, J. Liu, and C. Lu, “Active mode locking of tunable multi-wavelength fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 191(3-6), 341–345 (2001).
[Crossref]

J. Yao, J. Yao, Y. Wang, S. Chuan Tjin, Y. Zhou, Y. Loy Lam, J. Liu, and C. Lu, “Active mode locking of tunable multi-wavelength fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 191(3-6), 341–345 (2001).
[Crossref]

Ye, Q.

Z. C. Luo, A. P. Luo, W. C. Xu, H. S. Yin, J. R. Liu, Q. Ye, and Z. J. Fang, “Tunable Multiwavelength Passively Mode-Locked Fiber Ring Laser Using Intracavity Birefringence-Induced Comb Filter,” IEEE Photon. J. 2(4), 571–577 (2010).
[Crossref]

Yim, J. H.

Yin, H. S.

Z. C. Luo, A. P. Luo, W. C. Xu, H. S. Yin, J. R. Liu, Q. Ye, and Z. J. Fang, “Tunable Multiwavelength Passively Mode-Locked Fiber Ring Laser Using Intracavity Birefringence-Induced Comb Filter,” IEEE Photon. J. 2(4), 571–577 (2010).
[Crossref]

Yoshida, M.

Zhang, H.

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of the experimental setup.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Output power and operating status of the laser vs. the pump power, when the attenuator is set at 0 dB. (b) Optical spectrum and (c) autocorrelation trace of the laser output centered at 1558.5 nm when the pump power is 16.4 mW.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a) Output power and operating status of the laser vs. the pump power, when the attenuator is set at 3 dB. (b) Optical spectrum and (c) autocorrelation trace of the laser output centered at 1532.2 nm when the pump power is 19.8 mW.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

(a) Output optical spectrum at the dual-wavelength CW and dual-wavelength mode-locked state, when the pump power is 32.8 mW; (b) the corresponding RF spectrum; (c) the corresponding oscilloscope trace.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

The autocorrelation trace of (a) 1532.2 nm pulse and (b) 1557.3 nm pulse.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

The oscilloscope trace when mode locking wavelength changes from (a) 1557 nm to 1532 nm and (b)1532 nm to 1557 nm.

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