Abstract

We report passive harmonic mode locking of a soliton Yb fiber laser at repetition rates continuously scalable up to 1.5GHz. The laser generates transform-limited 500fs pulses, with pulse energies of 30100pJ. At the 31st harmonic (1.3GHz), the cavity supermodes are suppressed by 35dB, and the pulse-to-pulse timing jitter is 6ps.

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Figures (2)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental results at the 31st harmonic with a repetition rate of 1.334 GHz : (a) autocorrelation, (b) spectrum, (c) supermode suppression, (d) timing jitter, (e) pulse train.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Pulse duration (squares) and output pulse energy (stars) versus harmonic order, and (b) supermode suppression (squares) and timing jitter (stars) versus harmonic order.

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