Scheduled System Maintenance:
Some services will be unavailable Sunday, March 29th through Monday, March 30th. We apologize for the inconvenience.
By Topic

Stability analysis of an all-fiber coupled cavity Fabry-Perot additive pulse mode-locked laser

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Nielsen, C.K. ; Dept. of Phys., Univ. of Aarhus, Denmark ; Andersen, T.V. ; Keiding, S.R.

The coupled cavity Fabry-Perot additive pulse mode-locked (APM) design of an all-fiber mode-locked fiber laser is investigated theoretically. Experimental implementation of the design has already been demonstrated elsewhere, and in previous work, it was shown that contrary to a solid-state coupled cavity Fabry-Perot APM laser, an interferometric length match and stabilization of the two cavities is not needed. However, the pulse train seems to be located on top of a large CW background. In this paper, a theoretically analysis of the design based on the master equation derived by Haus is presented. Using the analytical theory developed for the master equation it is possible to determine and compare the round-trip loss for a mode-locked and for a CW solution and, hence, find the regimes where an all-fiber laser based on the design is expected to give a stable background free mode-locked output.

Published in:

Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:41 ,  Issue: 2 )