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: PDF

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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.