Abstract

A molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) saturable absorber (SA) was fabricated by vacuum filtration method and employed to achieve passively mode-locked Nd3+:YVO4 laser. The optical properties of MoS2 were systematically characterized and the modulation depth was measured to be 7%. Stable continuous-wave mode-locked (CWML) laser at 1064.2 nm was realized with a pulse repetition frequency of 88.3 MHz and a pulse width of 12.7 ps. The maximum output power of 89 mW was obtained under an incident pump power of 2.1 W. The single pulse energy and peak power were calculated to be 1.0 nJ and 83.3 W, respectively.

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2016 (2)

X. Zhang, S. Zhang, B. Chen, H. Wang, K. Wu, Y. Chen, J. Fan, S. Qi, X. Cui, L. Zhang, and J. Wang, “Direct synthesis of large-scale hierarchical MoS2 films nanostructured with orthogonally oriented vertically and horizontally aligned layers,” Nanoscale 8(1), 431–439 (2016).
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[Crossref] [PubMed]

2015 (14)

F. Lou, R. Zhao, J. He, Z. Jia, X. Su, Z. Wei, J. Hou, and B. Zhang, “Nanosecond-pulsed, dual-wavelength, passively Q-switched ytterbium-doped bulk laser based on few-layer MoS2 saturable absorber,” Photon. Res. 3(2), A25–A29 (2015).
[Crossref]

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. J. Sun, C. K. Lee, J. L. Xu, Z. J. Zhu, Y. Q. Wang, S. F. Gao, H. P. Xia, Z. Y. You, and C. Y. Tu, “Passivley Q-switched tri-wavelength Yb3+:GdAl3(BO3)4 solid-state laser with topological insulator Bi2Te3 as saturable absorber,” Photon. Res. 3(3), A97–A101 (2015).
[Crossref]

P. Ge, J. Liu, S. Jiang, Y. Xu, and B. Man, “Compact Q-switched 2 μm Tm:GdVO4 laser with MoS2 absorber,” Photon. Res. 3(5), 256–259 (2015).
[Crossref]

J. Hou, G. Zhao, Y. Wu, J. He, and X. Hao, “Femtosecond solid-state laser based on tungsten disulfide saturable absorber,” Opt. Express 23(21), 27292–27298 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D. Mao, S. Zhang, Y. Wang, X. Gan, W. Zhang, T. Mei, Y. Wang, Y. Wang, H. Zeng, and J. Zhao, “WS₂ saturable absorber for dissipative soliton mode locking at 1.06 and 1.55 µm,” Opt. Express 23(21), 27509–27519 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

X. Zhang, S. Zhang, C. Chang, Y. Feng, Y. Li, N. Dong, K. Wang, L. Zhang, W. J. Blau, and J. Wang, “Facile fabrication of wafer-scale MoS2 neat films with enhanced third-order nonlinear optical performance,” Nanoscale 7(7), 2978–2986 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. Zhao, J. Hou, Y. Wu, J. He, and X. Hao, “Preparation of 2D MoS2/graphene heterostructure through a monolayer intercalation method and its application as an optical modulator in pulsed laser generation,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 3(7), 937–942 (2015).
[Crossref]

M. Zhang, R. C. T. Howe, R. I. Woodward, E. J. R. Kelleher, F. Torrisi, G. H. Hu, S. V. Popov, J. R. Taylor, and T. Hasan, “Solution processed MoS2-PVA composite for sub-bandgap mode-locking of a wideband tunable ultrafast Er:fiber laser,” Nano Res. 8(5), 1522–1534 (2015).
[Crossref]

D. Mao, B. Jiang, X. Gan, C. Ma, Y. Chen, C. Zhao, H. Zhang, J. Zheng, and J. Zhao, “Soliton fiber laser mode locked with two types of film-based Bi2Te3 saturable absorbers,” Photonics Res. 3(2), A43–A46 (2015).
[Crossref]

S. Zhang, N. Dong, N. McEvoy, M. O’Brien, S. Winters, N. C. Berner, C. Yim, Y. Li, X. Zhang, Z. Chen, L. Zhang, G. S. Duesberg, and J. Wang, “Direct observation of degenerate two photon absorption and its saturation of WS2 and MoS2 monolayer and few-layer films,” ACS Nano 9(7), 7142–7150 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Li, N. Dong, S. Zhang, X. Zhang, Y. Feng, K. Wang, L. Zhang, and J. Wang, “Giant Two-Photon Absorption in Monolayer MoS2,” Laser Photonics Rev. 9(4), 427–434 (2015).
[Crossref]

Z. Luo, Y. Li, M. Zhong, Y. Huang, X. Wan, J. Peng, and J. Weng, “Nonlinear optical absorption of few-layer molybdenum diselenide (MoS2) for passively mode-locked soliton fiber laser,” Photonics Res. 3(3), A79–A86 (2015).
[Crossref]

K. Yin, B. Zhang, L. Li, T. Jiang, X. Zhou, and J. Hou, “Soliton mode-locked fiber laser based on topological insulator Bi2Te3 nanosheets at 2 μm,” Photonics Res. 3(3), 72–76 (2015).
[Crossref]

2014 (11)

B. Wang, H. Yu, H. Zhang, C. Zhao, S. Wen, H. Zhang, and J. Wang, “Topological Insulator Simultaneously Q-Switched Dual-Wavelength Nd:Lu2O3 Laser,” IEEE Photonics J. 6(3), 1501007 (2014).
[Crossref]

J. Ma, G. Xie, P. Lv, W. Gao, P. Yuan, L. Qian, U. Griebner, V. Petrov, H. Yu, H. Zhang, and J. Wang, “Wavelength-versatile graphene-gold film saturable absorber mirror for ultra-broadband mode-locking of bulk lasers,” Sci. Rep. 4, 5016 (2014).
[PubMed]

D. Gopalakrishnan, D. Damien, and M. M. Shaijumon, “MoS2 quantum dot-interspersed exfoliated MoS2 nanosheets,” ACS Nano 8(5), 5297–5303 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. Wang, H. Yu, H. Zhang, A. Wang, M. Zhao, Y. Chen, L. Mei, and J. Wang, “Broadband few-layer MoS2 saturable absorbers,” Adv. Mater. 26(21), 3538–3544 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

H. Zhang, S. B. Lu, J. Zheng, J. Du, S. C. Wen, D. Y. Tang, and K. P. Loh, “Molybdenum disulfide (MoS₂) as a broadband saturable absorber for ultra-fast photonics,” Opt. Express 22(6), 7249–7260 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

H. Xia, H. Li, C. Lan, C. Li, X. Zhang, S. Zhang, and Y. Liu, “Ultrafast erbium-doped fiber laser mode-locked by a CVD-grown molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) saturable absorber,” Opt. Express 22(14), 17341–17348 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

H. Liu, A. P. Luo, F. Z. Wang, R. Tang, M. Liu, Z. C. Luo, W. C. Xu, C. J. Zhao, and H. Zhang, “Femtosecond pulse erbium-doped fiber laser by a few-layer MoS2 saturable absorber,” Opt. Lett. 39(15), 4591–4594 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

R. Khazaeizhad, S. H. Kassani, H. Jeong, D. I. Yeom, and K. Oh, “Mode-locking of Er-doped fiber laser using a multilayer MoS2 thin film as a saturable absorber in both anomalous and normal dispersion regimes,” Opt. Express 22(19), 23732–23742 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Z. Luo, Y. Huang, M. Zhong, Y. Li, J. Wu, B. Xu, H. Xu, Z. Cai, J. Peng, and J. Weng, “1-,1.5-, and 2-μm Fiber Lasers Q-Switched by a Broadband Few-Layer MoS2 Saturable Absorber,” J. Lightwave Technol. 32(24), 4077–4084 (2014).
[Crossref]

R. I. Woodward, E. J. R. Kelleher, R. C. T. Howe, G. Hu, F. Torrisi, T. Hasan, S. V. Popov, and J. R. Taylor, “Tunable Q-switched fiber laser based on saturable edge-state absorption in few-layer molybdenum disulfide (MoS₂),” Opt. Express 22(25), 31113–31122 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Du, Q. Wang, G. Jiang, C. Xu, C. Zhao, Y. Xiang, Y. Chen, S. Wen, and H. Zhang, “Ytterbium-doped fiber laser passively mode locked by few-layer Molybdenum Disulfide (MoS2) saturable absorber functioned with evanescent field interaction,” Sci. Rep. 4(6346), 6346 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

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F. Chao, L. Jie, W. Yonggang, Z. Lihe, S. Liangbi, and X. Jun, “An Yb3+-doped Lu2SiO5 mode-locked laser using a reflective graphene oxide absorber,” Laser Phys. 23(6), 065802 (2013).
[Crossref]

X. Li, Y. Wang, Y. Wang, X. Liu, W. Zhao, X. Hu, Z. Yang, W. Zhang, C. Gao, D. Shen, C. Li, and Y. H. Tsang, “Yb-doped passively mode-locked fiber laser based on a single wall carbon nanotubes wallpaper absorber,” Opt. Laser Technol. 47, 144–147 (2013).
[Crossref]

M. Xu, T. Liang, M. Shi, and H. Chen, “Graphene-like two-dimensional materials,” Chem. Rev. 113(5), 3766–3798 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

B. Radisavljevic and A. Kis, “Mobility engineering and a metal-insulator transition in monolayer MoS₂,” Nat. Mater. 12(9), 815–820 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

K. Wang, J. Wang, J. Fan, M. Lotya, A. O’Neill, D. Fox, Y. Feng, X. Zhang, B. Jiang, Q. Zhao, H. Zhang, J. N. Coleman, L. Zhang, and W. J. Blau, “Ultrafast saturable absorption of two-dimensional MoS2 nanosheets,” ACS Nano 7(10), 9260–9267 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

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2011 (1)

J. N. Coleman, M. Lotya, A. O’Neill, S. D. Bergin, P. J. King, U. Khan, K. Young, A. Gaucher, S. De, R. J. Smith, I. V. Shvets, S. K. Arora, G. Stanton, H. Y. Kim, K. Lee, G. T. Kim, G. S. Duesberg, T. Hallam, J. J. Boland, J. J. Wang, J. F. Donegan, J. C. Grunlan, G. Moriarty, A. Shmeliov, R. J. Nicholls, J. M. Perkins, E. M. Grieveson, K. Theuwissen, D. W. McComb, P. D. Nellist, and V. Nicolosi, “Two-Dimensional Nanosheets Produced by Liquid Exfoliation of Layered Materials,” Science 331(6017), 568–571 (2011).
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2010 (3)

H. S. S. R. Matte, A. Gomathi, A. K. Manna, D. J. Late, R. Datta, S. K. Pati, and C. N. R. Rao, “MoS2 and WS2 analogues of graphene,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 49(24), 4059–4062 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Song, S. Jang, W. Han, and M. Bae, “Graphene mode-lockers for fiber lasers functioned with evanescent field interaction,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 96(5), 051122 (2010).
[Crossref]

Z. Sun, T. Hasan, F. Torrisi, D. Popa, G. Privitera, F. Wang, F. Bonaccorso, D. M. Basko, and A. C. Ferrari, “Graphene mode-locked ultrafast laser,” ACS Nano 4(2), 803–810 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2009 (1)

A. K. Geim, “Graphene: status and prospects,” Science 324(5934), 1530–1534 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2008 (1)

K. F. Mak, M. Y. Sfeir, Y. Wu, C. H. Lui, J. A. Misewich, and T. F. Heinz, “Measurement of the optical conductivity of graphene,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 101(19), 196405 (2008).
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F. Chao, L. Jie, W. Yonggang, Z. Lihe, S. Liangbi, and X. Jun, “An Yb3+-doped Lu2SiO5 mode-locked laser using a reflective graphene oxide absorber,” Laser Phys. 23(6), 065802 (2013).
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S. B. Lu, L. L. Miao, Z. N. Guo, X. Qi, C. J. Zhao, H. Zhang, S. C. Wen, D. Y. Tang, and D. Y. Fan, “Broadband nonlinear optical response in multi-layer black phosphorus: an emerging infrared and mid-infrared optical material,” Opt. Express 23(9), 11183–11194 (2015).
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H. Liu, A. P. Luo, F. Z. Wang, R. Tang, M. Liu, Z. C. Luo, W. C. Xu, C. J. Zhao, and H. Zhang, “Femtosecond pulse erbium-doped fiber laser by a few-layer MoS2 saturable absorber,” Opt. Lett. 39(15), 4591–4594 (2014).
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H. Xia, H. Li, C. Lan, C. Li, X. Zhang, S. Zhang, and Y. Liu, “Ultrafast erbium-doped fiber laser mode-locked by a CVD-grown molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) saturable absorber,” Opt. Express 22(14), 17341–17348 (2014).
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G. Zhao, J. Hou, Y. Wu, J. He, and X. Hao, “Preparation of 2D MoS2/graphene heterostructure through a monolayer intercalation method and its application as an optical modulator in pulsed laser generation,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 3(7), 937–942 (2015).
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D. Mao, B. Jiang, X. Gan, C. Ma, Y. Chen, C. Zhao, H. Zhang, J. Zheng, and J. Zhao, “Soliton fiber laser mode locked with two types of film-based Bi2Te3 saturable absorbers,” Photonics Res. 3(2), A43–A46 (2015).
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S. Wang, H. Yu, H. Zhang, A. Wang, M. Zhao, Y. Chen, L. Mei, and J. Wang, “Broadband few-layer MoS2 saturable absorbers,” Adv. Mater. 26(21), 3538–3544 (2014).
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Y. Li, N. Dong, S. Zhang, X. Zhang, Y. Feng, K. Wang, L. Zhang, and J. Wang, “Giant Two-Photon Absorption in Monolayer MoS2,” Laser Photonics Rev. 9(4), 427–434 (2015).
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F. Chao, L. Jie, W. Yonggang, Z. Lihe, S. Liangbi, and X. Jun, “An Yb3+-doped Lu2SiO5 mode-locked laser using a reflective graphene oxide absorber,” Laser Phys. 23(6), 065802 (2013).
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X. Zhang, S. Zhang, C. Chang, Y. Feng, Y. Li, N. Dong, K. Wang, L. Zhang, W. J. Blau, and J. Wang, “Facile fabrication of wafer-scale MoS2 neat films with enhanced third-order nonlinear optical performance,” Nanoscale 7(7), 2978–2986 (2015).
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Z. Zheng, C. Zhao, S. Lu, Y. Chen, Y. Li, H. Zhang, and S. Wen, “Microwave and optical saturable absorption in graphene,” Opt. Express 20(21), 23201–23214 (2012).
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J. Hou, G. Zhao, Y. Wu, J. He, and X. Hao, “Femtosecond solid-state laser based on tungsten disulfide saturable absorber,” Opt. Express 23(21), 27292–27298 (2015).
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D. Mao, S. Zhang, Y. Wang, X. Gan, W. Zhang, T. Mei, Y. Wang, Y. Wang, H. Zeng, and J. Zhao, “WS₂ saturable absorber for dissipative soliton mode locking at 1.06 and 1.55 µm,” Opt. Express 23(21), 27509–27519 (2015).
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X. Li, Y. Wang, Y. Wang, X. Liu, W. Zhao, X. Hu, Z. Yang, W. Zhang, C. Gao, D. Shen, C. Li, and Y. H. Tsang, “Yb-doped passively mode-locked fiber laser based on a single wall carbon nanotubes wallpaper absorber,” Opt. Laser Technol. 47, 144–147 (2013).
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D. Mao, B. Jiang, X. Gan, C. Ma, Y. Chen, C. Zhao, H. Zhang, J. Zheng, and J. Zhao, “Soliton fiber laser mode locked with two types of film-based Bi2Te3 saturable absorbers,” Photonics Res. 3(2), A43–A46 (2015).
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Figures (9)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1 (a) Fabrication process for transferred MoS2-SAM. The process included: vacuum filtration, thermal pressing and acetone immersion. (b) TEM image of MoS2 nanosheets in the dispersions.
Fig. 2
Fig. 2 The characteristic of MoS2: (a) Raman spectra and (b) Linear optical absorption of the filtered MoS2 film on the mirror.
Fig. 3
Fig. 3 Nonlinear transmission measurements of the MoS2-SAM.
Fig. 4
Fig. 4 The schematic diagram of W-type laser experiment set-up.
Fig. 5
Fig. 5 (a) The autocorrelation trace of the mode-locked laser with SESAM. (b) The spectrum of continuous wave mode-locked laser with SESAM.
Fig. 6
Fig. 6 The average output power of W type cavity CWML lasers versus the incident pump power.
Fig. 7
Fig. 7 (a) The pulse trace of the Q-switched mode-locked laser measured at the scanning times of 1μs/div and 5 μs/div; (b) The pulse trace of the mode-locked laser measured at the scanning times of 20 ns/div and 2 μs/div, respectively.
Fig. 8
Fig. 8 (a) The RF spectrum of the mode-locked laser ranged from 10 MHz to 160 MHz; (b) The RF spectrum of the mode-locked laser ranged from 10 MHz to 1 GHz.
Fig. 9
Fig. 9 (a) The autocorrelation trace of the mode-locked laser with MoS2-SA. (b) The spectrum of CW and continuous wave mode-locked laser with MoS2-SA.

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