Atomic multi-layer graphene for dissipative soliton generation in Ytterbium-doped fiber laser

L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, H. Zhang, X. Wu, Qiaoliang Bao, Kian Ping Loh

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Atomic multi-layer graphene film as a saturable absorber was first demonstrated to be able to mode lock Ytterbium-doped fiber lasers at wavelength around 1 um. Determined by the operation conditions, single or multiple dissipative solitons (DSs) can be generated in the fiber lasers. DSs with pulse duration of 550∼630 ps were generated. As graphene can also be used to mode lock erbium-doped fiber lasers at wavelength around 1.55 um, our result shows that graphene has indeed wavelength-independent saturable absorption, which could be exploited to mode lock fiber lasers with various operating wavelengths.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2010 Photonics Global Conference, PGC 2010
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventPhotonics Global Conference (PGC) 2010 - Orchard, Singapore
Duration: 14 Dec 201016 Dec 2010


ConferencePhotonics Global Conference (PGC) 2010
Abbreviated titlePGC 2010

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