Generation of pedestal-free 10 GHz pulses from a comb-like dispersion profiled fiber compressor and its application in supercontinuum generation

Ming Han, Cai Yun Lou, Yue Wu, Guo Qing Chang, Yi Zhi Gao, Yu Hua Li

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Abstract

We built a pulse compressor using a comb-like dispersion-profiled fiber (CDPF). The CDPF consists of 12-segment fibers with the dispersion alternatively high and low. Using this compressor and a 17 dBm Erbium-doped fiber amplifier, the 10 GHz, 12 ps pulses generated from an actively mode-locked Er3+ doped fiber ring laser was compressed to ∼2ps without pedestal. We also show that compared with the high order soliton pulse compressor, the power efficiency can be doubled in supercontinuum generation by using the pump pulses compressed by this CDPF compressor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)806-808
Number of pages3
JournalChinese Physics Letters
Volume17
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000

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