Bismuth-doped fiber laser at 1.32 μm mode-locked by single-walled carbon nanotubes

Aleksandr Khegai, Mikhail Melkumov, Sergei Firstov, Konstantin Riumkin, Yury Gladush, Sergey Alyshev, Alexey Lobanov, Vladimir Khopin, Fedor Afanasiev, Albert G. Nasibulin, Evgeny Dianov

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    Abstract

    Bismuth-doped fiber is a promising active media for pulsed lasers operating in various spectral regions. In this paper, we report on a picosecond mode-locked laser at a wavelength of 1.32 μm, based on a phosphosilicate fiber doped with bismuth. Stable self-starting generation of dissipative solitons, using single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) as a saturable absorber, was achieved. Evolution of the pulsed regime, depending on pump power, and stability of the pulsing were investigated.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)23911-23917
    Number of pages7
    JournalOptics Express
    Volume26
    Issue number18
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 3 Sep 2018

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