Ultrabroadband mode-locked laser based on self-similar amplification
Authors: Chong A., Liu H., Nie B., Bale B.G., Wabnitz S., Renninger W.H., Dantus M., Wise F.W.
Autors Affiliation: Electro-Optic Program, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 45469, United States; Department of Physics, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 45469, United States; Department of Applied Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States; Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States; Photonics Research Group, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, United Kingdom; Department of Information Engineering, Universita di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Abstract: We demonstrate an ultrabroadband mode-locked spectrum beyond the gain bandwidth from a fiber laser based on self-similar amplification. 21-fs pulses (the shortest from a fiber laser) are generated after phase correction.
KeyWords: Gain bandwidth; Mode-locked laser; Mode-locked spectra; Phase corrections; Self-similar amplifications; Ultra-broadband, Fiber lasers; Locks (fasteners); Mode-locked fiber lasers, AmplificationDOI: 10.1364/NP.2012.NM4C.4