Generation of few-cycle pulses from an amplified carbon nanotube mode-locked fiber laser system

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Abstract

We report a simple femtosecond fiber laser system based on a carbon nanotube saturable absorber that is capable of generating 14-fs pulses (containing less than four optical cycles) with optical spectrum extending from 1000 nm to around 1500 nm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5540268
Pages (from-to)1521-1523
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume22
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010

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Keywords

  • Carbon nanotube saturable absorber (CNT SA)
  • few-cycle optical pulses
  • mode-locking
  • supercontinuum (SC) generation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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