Abstract

We report what is to our knowledge the first femtosecond pulse generation at 1.3 μm in a Pr3+-doped fluoride fiber laser. After optimization of the cavity length and dispersion, the laser generated pulses as short as 620 fs. We also describe self-stabilization and self-organization of the output pulse train at repetition rates from the fundamental cavity frequency of 700 kHz up to 440 MHz and report on polarization effects.

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M. Nakazawa, E. Yoshida, Y. Kimura, Electron. Lett. 29, 63 (1993).
[CrossRef]

T. Sugawa, E. Yoshida, Y. Miyajima, M. Nakazawa, Electron. Lett. 29, 902 (1993).
[CrossRef]

M. J. Guy, J. R. Taylor, Electron. Lett. 29, 2044 (1993).
[CrossRef]

A. B. Grudinin, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 29, 1860 (1993).
[CrossRef]

M. E. Fermann, M. J. Andrejco, Y. Silberberg, Opt. Lett. 18, 894 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. J. Guy, D. U. Noske, J. R. Taylor, Opt. Lett. 18, 1447 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1992 (3)

D. U. Noske, N. Pandit, J. R. Taylor, Opt. Lett. 17, 1515 (1992).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. M. J. Kelly, Electron. Lett. 28, 806 (1992).
[CrossRef]

V. J. Matsas, T. P. Newson, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 28, 1391 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Andrejco, M. J.

Duling, N.

N. Duling, in Annual Meeting, Vol. 15 of 1990 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1990), paper PDP4.

Fermann, M. E.

Grudinin, A. B.

A. B. Grudinin, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 29, 1860 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Guy, M. J.

Kelly, S. M. J.

S. M. J. Kelly, Electron. Lett. 28, 806 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Kimura, Y.

M. Nakazawa, E. Yoshida, Y. Kimura, Electron. Lett. 29, 63 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Matsas, V. J.

V. J. Matsas, T. P. Newson, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 28, 1391 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Miyajima, Y.

T. Sugawa, E. Yoshida, Y. Miyajima, M. Nakazawa, Electron. Lett. 29, 902 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Nakazawa, M.

T. Sugawa, E. Yoshida, Y. Miyajima, M. Nakazawa, Electron. Lett. 29, 902 (1993).
[CrossRef]

M. Nakazawa, E. Yoshida, Y. Kimura, Electron. Lett. 29, 63 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Newson, T. P.

V. J. Matsas, T. P. Newson, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 28, 1391 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Noske, D. U.

Pandit, N.

Payne, D. N.

A. B. Grudinin, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 29, 1860 (1993).
[CrossRef]

V. J. Matsas, T. P. Newson, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 28, 1391 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Richardson, D. J.

A. B. Grudinin, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 29, 1860 (1993).
[CrossRef]

V. J. Matsas, T. P. Newson, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 28, 1391 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Silberberg, Y.

Sugawa, T.

T. Sugawa, E. Yoshida, Y. Miyajima, M. Nakazawa, Electron. Lett. 29, 902 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Taylor, J. R.

Yoshida, E.

T. Sugawa, E. Yoshida, Y. Miyajima, M. Nakazawa, Electron. Lett. 29, 902 (1993).
[CrossRef]

M. Nakazawa, E. Yoshida, Y. Kimura, Electron. Lett. 29, 63 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Electron. Lett. (6)

M. Nakazawa, E. Yoshida, Y. Kimura, Electron. Lett. 29, 63 (1993).
[CrossRef]

T. Sugawa, E. Yoshida, Y. Miyajima, M. Nakazawa, Electron. Lett. 29, 902 (1993).
[CrossRef]

S. M. J. Kelly, Electron. Lett. 28, 806 (1992).
[CrossRef]

V. J. Matsas, T. P. Newson, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 28, 1391 (1992).
[CrossRef]

M. J. Guy, J. R. Taylor, Electron. Lett. 29, 2044 (1993).
[CrossRef]

A. B. Grudinin, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 29, 1860 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (3)

Other (1)

N. Duling, in Annual Meeting, Vol. 15 of 1990 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1990), paper PDP4.

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