Dissipative soliton generation from a graphene oxide mode-locked Er-doped fiber laser

Optics Express (Impact Factor: 3.53). 10/2012; 20(21):23653-8. DOI: 10.1364/OE.20.023653
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ABSTRACT We demonstrated dissipative soliton obtained from a graphene oxide mode-locked Er-doped fiber laser, which operated in normal dispersion cavity by employing the dispersion compensation fiber. The highly chirped pulses at the repetition rate of 19.5 MHz can be compressed from 11 ps to 542 fs by using single mode fiber. Numerical simulations were in good agreement with the experimental results. The hydrophilic graphene oxide with easier fabrication shows great potential to be a novel low-cost saturable absorber in reliable and compact mode-locked fiber laser system.

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