Widely Wavelength-Tunable and Pulsewidth-Variable Harmonically Mode-Locked Short-Cavity Fiber Ring Laser Using a Bismuth-Oxide-Based Highly Nonlinear Erbium-Doped Fiber
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Fukuchi, Yutaka; Maeda, Joji (Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo University of Science, 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan)
We demonstrate a stable 10GHz harmonically modelocked laser employing a 151cm-long bismuth-based highly nonlinear erbium-doped fiber and a bandwidth-variable tunable filter. The wavelength tuning range is 80nm. The pulsewidth is varied from 7.8ps to 23.1ps.