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Passively mode-locked fiber laser by utilizing TTG film on a D-shaped fiber as a saturable absorber

A. Latif, A. and Awang, N. A. and Zakaria, Z. and Zazali, N. A. and Mustapa, M. A. and Muhammad, F. D. and Halimah, M. K. and Abu Bakar, M. H. (2017) Passively mode-locked fiber laser by utilizing TTG film on a D-shaped fiber as a saturable absorber. Journal of Science and Technology, 9 (2). pp. 29-33. ISSN 26007924

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Abstract

In this paper, we propose a mode-locked fiber laser by utilizing single layer Trivial Transfer Graphene film (TTGF) as a saturable absorber (SA). The SA was deposited on the top of a side-polished D-shaped fiber. The SA was then integrated in the ring cavity configuration, with a clockwise light propagation. Three distinctive 2 m erbium doped fibers (EDFs) those are Metro-Gain15 EDF, Iso-Gain6 EDF and Iso-Gain12 EDF were used as gain media, interchangeable in the experiment. From the results, the Metro-Gain15 EDF gives the most proficient gain medium on generating a passively mode-locked fiber laser. The Metro-Gain15 Erbium doped mode-locked Laser was successfully producing ultrashort pulse with 8 nm spectral band-width, 13 MHz of repetition rate and 915 fs pulse duration. These outcomes demonstrated that TTGF deposited on the D-shaped fiber is a suitable component as an SA to produce a stable output passively mode-locked fiber laser for many optical fiber applications.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mode-locked fiber laser; single layer graphene; erbium doped fiber and ultrashort pulse
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2019 01:07
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2019 01:07
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11000
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