Electro-optically gated in-line saturable absorbers for fibre lasers

Yury Gladush, Aram Mkrtchyan, Boris Nyushkov, Aleksey Ivanenko, Alexey Kokhanovskiy, Sergey Kobtsev, Albert G. Nasibulin

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Abstract

This work presents for the first time a study of a fibre laser mode-locked due to a carbon-nanotube-based saturable absorber whose parameters could be controlled by a joined action of optical radiation and electric field. Combination of different types of control (optical and electrical) allowed variation of dynamics of the saturable absorber parameters and greater choice of pulsed generation regimes.We demonstrated the possibility of live switching of laser generation between various pulsed regimes through combined electro-optical action on the polymer-free carbon nanotube film.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAOPC 2019
Subtitle of host publicationAdvanced Laser Materials and Laser Technology
EditorsPu Zhou, Jian Zhang, Wenxue Li, Shibin Jiang, Takunori Taira
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781510634381
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventApplied Optics and Photonics China: Advanced Laser Materials and Laser Technology - Beijing, China
Duration: 7 Jul 20199 Jul 2019
Conference number: 8

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
PublisherSPIE
Volume11333
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X

Conference

ConferenceApplied Optics and Photonics China
Abbreviated titleAOPC
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Period07/07/201909/07/2019

Keywords

  • carbon-nanotube-based saturable absorber
  • electro-optical gating
  • pulsed fibre laser

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