Abstract

We report 37.4fs pulse generation from a ring-cavity Er:fiber laser at a repetition rate of 225MHz. The spectral bandwidth of the pulse is 135nm. The single-pulse energy is 0.31nJ.

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G. Krauss, S. Lohss, T. Hanke, A. Sell, S. Eggert, R. Huber, and A. Leitenstorfer, Nat. Photon. 4, 33 (2010).
[CrossRef]

2009 (1)

L. M. Zhao, C. Lu, H. Y. Tam, P. K. A. Wai, and D. Y. Tang, IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 21, 724 (2009).
[CrossRef]

2008 (1)

2007 (2)

D. Y. Tang and L. M. Zhao, Opt. Lett. 32, 41 (2007).
[CrossRef]

S. Yamashita, T. Yoshida, S. Set, P. Polynkin, and N. Peyghambarian, Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531Y (2007).
[CrossRef]

2006 (1)

J. Takayanagi, N. Nishizawa, T. Sugiura, M. Yoshida, and T. Goto, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 287 (2006).
[CrossRef]

1993 (1)

Adel, P.

T. Wilken, T. W. Hänsch, R. Holtzwarth, P. Adel, and M. Mei, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CMR3.

Chen, J.

J. L. Morse, J. W. Sickler, J. Chen, F. X. Kärtner, and E. P. Ippen, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CML1.

Cho, G. C.

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Dong, L.

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Eggert, S.

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Fermann, M. E.

I. Hartl, G. Imeshev, L. Dong, G. C. Cho, and M. E. Fermann, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CThG1.

Goto, T.

J. Takayanagi, N. Nishizawa, T. Sugiura, M. Yoshida, and T. Goto, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 287 (2006).
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Hanke, T.

G. Krauss, S. Lohss, T. Hanke, A. Sell, S. Eggert, R. Huber, and A. Leitenstorfer, Nat. Photon. 4, 33 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Hänsch, T. W.

T. Wilken, T. W. Hänsch, R. Holtzwarth, P. Adel, and M. Mei, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CMR3.

Hartl, I.

I. Hartl, G. Imeshev, L. Dong, G. C. Cho, and M. E. Fermann, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CThG1.

Haus, H.

Holtzwarth, R.

T. Wilken, T. W. Hänsch, R. Holtzwarth, P. Adel, and M. Mei, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CMR3.

Huber, R.

G. Krauss, S. Lohss, T. Hanke, A. Sell, S. Eggert, R. Huber, and A. Leitenstorfer, Nat. Photon. 4, 33 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Imeshev, G.

I. Hartl, G. Imeshev, L. Dong, G. C. Cho, and M. E. Fermann, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CThG1.

Ippen, E.

Ippen, E. P.

J. L. Morse, J. W. Sickler, J. Chen, F. X. Kärtner, and E. P. Ippen, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CML1.

Kärtner, F. X.

J. L. Morse, J. W. Sickler, J. Chen, F. X. Kärtner, and E. P. Ippen, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CML1.

Kobayashi, Y.

Krauss, G.

G. Krauss, S. Lohss, T. Hanke, A. Sell, S. Eggert, R. Huber, and A. Leitenstorfer, Nat. Photon. 4, 33 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Leitenstorfer, A.

G. Krauss, S. Lohss, T. Hanke, A. Sell, S. Eggert, R. Huber, and A. Leitenstorfer, Nat. Photon. 4, 33 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Liu, T.-A.

J.-L. Peng, T.-A. Liu and R.-H. Shu, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CTuK3.

Lohss, S.

G. Krauss, S. Lohss, T. Hanke, A. Sell, S. Eggert, R. Huber, and A. Leitenstorfer, Nat. Photon. 4, 33 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Lu, C.

L. M. Zhao, C. Lu, H. Y. Tam, P. K. A. Wai, and D. Y. Tang, IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 21, 724 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Mei, M.

T. Wilken, T. W. Hänsch, R. Holtzwarth, P. Adel, and M. Mei, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CMR3.

Morse, J. L.

J. L. Morse, J. W. Sickler, J. Chen, F. X. Kärtner, and E. P. Ippen, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CML1.

Nelson, L.

Nishizawa, N.

J. Takayanagi, N. Nishizawa, T. Sugiura, M. Yoshida, and T. Goto, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 287 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Peng, J.-L.

J.-L. Peng, T.-A. Liu and R.-H. Shu, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CTuK3.

Peyghambarian, N.

S. Yamashita, T. Yoshida, S. Set, P. Polynkin, and N. Peyghambarian, Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531Y (2007).
[CrossRef]

Polynkin, P.

S. Yamashita, T. Yoshida, S. Set, P. Polynkin, and N. Peyghambarian, Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531Y (2007).
[CrossRef]

Sell, A.

G. Krauss, S. Lohss, T. Hanke, A. Sell, S. Eggert, R. Huber, and A. Leitenstorfer, Nat. Photon. 4, 33 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Set, S.

S. Yamashita, T. Yoshida, S. Set, P. Polynkin, and N. Peyghambarian, Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531Y (2007).
[CrossRef]

Shu, R.-H.

J.-L. Peng, T.-A. Liu and R.-H. Shu, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CTuK3.

Sickler, J. W.

J. L. Morse, J. W. Sickler, J. Chen, F. X. Kärtner, and E. P. Ippen, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CML1.

Sugiura, T.

J. Takayanagi, N. Nishizawa, T. Sugiura, M. Yoshida, and T. Goto, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 287 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Takayanagi, J.

J. Takayanagi, N. Nishizawa, T. Sugiura, M. Yoshida, and T. Goto, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 287 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Tam, H. Y.

L. M. Zhao, C. Lu, H. Y. Tam, P. K. A. Wai, and D. Y. Tang, IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 21, 724 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Tamura, K.

Tang, D. Y.

L. M. Zhao, C. Lu, H. Y. Tam, P. K. A. Wai, and D. Y. Tang, IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 21, 724 (2009).
[CrossRef]

D. Y. Tang and L. M. Zhao, Opt. Lett. 32, 41 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Torizuka, K.

Wai, P. K. A.

L. M. Zhao, C. Lu, H. Y. Tam, P. K. A. Wai, and D. Y. Tang, IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 21, 724 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Wilken, T.

T. Wilken, T. W. Hänsch, R. Holtzwarth, P. Adel, and M. Mei, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CMR3.

Yamashita, S.

S. Yamashita, T. Yoshida, S. Set, P. Polynkin, and N. Peyghambarian, Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531Y (2007).
[CrossRef]

Yoshida, M.

J. Takayanagi, N. Nishizawa, T. Sugiura, M. Yoshida, and T. Goto, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 287 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Yoshida, T.

S. Yamashita, T. Yoshida, S. Set, P. Polynkin, and N. Peyghambarian, Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531Y (2007).
[CrossRef]

Yoshitomi, D.

Zhao, L. M.

L. M. Zhao, C. Lu, H. Y. Tam, P. K. A. Wai, and D. Y. Tang, IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 21, 724 (2009).
[CrossRef]

D. Y. Tang and L. M. Zhao, Opt. Lett. 32, 41 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Zhou, X.

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

J. Takayanagi, N. Nishizawa, T. Sugiura, M. Yoshida, and T. Goto, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 287 (2006).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. (1)

L. M. Zhao, C. Lu, H. Y. Tam, P. K. A. Wai, and D. Y. Tang, IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 21, 724 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Nat. Photon. (1)

G. Krauss, S. Lohss, T. Hanke, A. Sell, S. Eggert, R. Huber, and A. Leitenstorfer, Nat. Photon. 4, 33 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (1)

Opt. Lett. (2)

Proc. SPIE (1)

S. Yamashita, T. Yoshida, S. Set, P. Polynkin, and N. Peyghambarian, Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531Y (2007).
[CrossRef]

Other (5)

I. Hartl, G. Imeshev, L. Dong, G. C. Cho, and M. E. Fermann, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CThG1.

T. Wilken, T. W. Hänsch, R. Holtzwarth, P. Adel, and M. Mei, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CMR3.

J. L. Morse, J. W. Sickler, J. Chen, F. X. Kärtner, and E. P. Ippen, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CML1.

J.-L. Peng, T.-A. Liu and R.-H. Shu, in Conference on Laser and Electro-optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CTuK3.

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Figures (4)

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Fig. 1

Schematic of the Er:fiber laser. ISO, Faraday isolator.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Measured spectra in logarithmic and linear scales. (b) Measured fringe-resolved autocorrelation trace. Inset is the calculated fringe-resolved autocorrelation with the constant phase.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Comparison of the measured intensity autocorrelation trace with that of the transform-limited, Gaussian fit, and secant hyperbolic fit curves.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Calculated pulse evolution inside the 225 MHz laser cavity.

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Table 1 Preliminary Simulation Results of Pulse Evolution in Short and Long Cavities

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