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|Title:||High-power graphene mode-locked Tm/Ho co-doped fiber laser with evanescent field interaction||Authors:||Li, Xiaohui
Wang, Qi Jie
|Issue Date:||2015||Source:||Li, X., Yu, X., Sun, Z., Yan, Z., Sun, B., Cheng, Y., et al. (2015). High-power graphene mode-locked Tm/Ho co-doped fiber laser with evanescent field interaction. Scientific Reports, 5, 16624-.||Series/Report no.:||Scientific Reports||Abstract:||Mid-infrared ultrafast fiber lasers are valuable for various applications, including chemical and biomedical sensing, material processing and military applications. Here, we report all-fiber high-power graphene mode-locked Tm/Ho co-doped fiber laser at long wavelength with evanescent field interaction. Ultrafast pulses up to 7.8 MHz are generated at a center wavelength of 1879.4 nm, with a pulse width of 4.7 ps. A graphene absorber integrated with a side-polished fiber can increase the damage threshold significantly. Harmonics mode-locking can be obtained till to the 21th harmonics at a pump power of above 500 mW. By using one stage amplifier in the anomalous dispersion regime, the laser can be amplified up to 450 mW and the narrowest pulse duration of 1.4 ps can be obtained simultaneously. Our work paves the way to graphene Tm/Ho co-doped mode-locked all-fiber master oscillator power amplifiers as potentially efficient and economic laser sources for high-power laser applications, such as special material processing and nonlinear optical studies.||URI:||https://hdl.handle.net/10356/81085
|ISSN:||2045-2322||DOI:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep16624||Rights:||This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons license, unless indicated otherwise in the credit line; if the material is not included under the Creative Commons license, users will need to obtain permission from the license holder to reproduce the material. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/||Fulltext Permission:||open||Fulltext Availability:||With Fulltext|
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