Abstract

A diode-pumped actively mode-locked Tm3+-doped double-clad silica fiber laser providing up to 11.8W of average output power and pulse widths in mode-locked operation of 38ps at a repetition rate of 37.88MHz is reported. Pulse energies of up to 314nJ were obtained.

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M. Eichhorn and S. D. Jackson, Opt. Lett. 32, 2780 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. Eichhorn and S. D. Jackson, Appl. Phys. B 90, 35 (2007).
[Crossref]

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F. Z. Qamar and T. A. King, J. Mod. Opt. 52, 1031 (2005).
[Crossref]

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A. F. El-Sherif and T. A. King, Opt. Commun. 208, 381(2002).
[Crossref]

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Chernov, A. I.

Dianov, E. M.

Eichhorn, M.

M. Eichhorn and S. D. Jackson, Opt. Lett. 32, 2780 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. Eichhorn and S. D. Jackson, Appl. Phys. B 90, 35 (2007).
[Crossref]

El-Sherif, A. F.

A. F. El-Sherif and T. A. King, Opt. Commun. 208, 381(2002).
[Crossref]

Freeman, M. J.

Haxsen, F.

Imamura, S.

Islam, M. N.

Jackson, S. D.

M. Eichhorn and S. D. Jackson, Appl. Phys. B 90, 35 (2007).
[Crossref]

M. Eichhorn and S. D. Jackson, Opt. Lett. 32, 2780 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

King, T. A.

F. Z. Qamar and T. A. King, J. Mod. Opt. 52, 1031 (2005).
[Crossref]

A. F. El-Sherif and T. A. King, Opt. Commun. 208, 381(2002).
[Crossref]

Kobayashi, T.

Konov, V. I.

Kracht, D.

Kulkarni, O. P.

Kumar, M.

Lobach, A. S.

Mazé, G.

Morgner, U.

Neumann, J.

Obraztsova, E. D.

Poulain, M.

Qamar, F. Z.

F. Z. Qamar and T. A. King, J. Mod. Opt. 52, 1031 (2005).
[Crossref]

Solodyankin, M. A.

Takagi, Y.

Tausenev, A. V.

Terry, F. I.

Wandt, D.

Xia, C.

Yoshihara, K.

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of the experimental setup.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Measured average output power versus incident pump power. (left inset) The spectrum of the laser without etalon; (right inset) the M 2 measurement.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Envelope of the drive frequencies with short pulse widths. (inset) Detailed measurement around the optimum operation point.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Schematic of the autocorrelator.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Autocorrelation trace at 11.8 W average output power. (left inset) The spectrum with the etalon in the cavity; (right inset) the Gaussian fit at the center peak envelope of the autocorrelation trace.

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