TITLE

A compact, high power, ultrafast laser mode-locked by carbon nanotubes

AUTHOR(S)
Sun, Z.; Rozhin, A. G.; Wang, F.; Hasan, T.; Popa, D.; O'Neill, W.; Ferrari, A. C.
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;12/21/2009, Vol. 95 Issue 25, p253102
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report ultrafast highly chirped pulses from an erbium doped, nanotube-mode-locked fiber oscillator. We generate 1.6 W average power and 11 kW peak power by seeding a fiber amplifier. This paves the way to mode-locked all-fiber master oscillator amplifiers as economic and compact sources for high-power applications, such as micromachining and laser surgery.
ACCESSION #
47132866

 

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