Soliton thulium-doped fiber laser with carbon nanotube saturable absorber

K. Kieu, F. W. Wise

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We report stabilization of a thulium-holmium codoped fiber soliton laser with a saturable absorber based on carbon nanotubes. The laser generates transform-limited 750-fs pulses with 0.5-nJ energy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)128-130
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2009


  • Midinfrared
  • Mode-locking
  • Saturable absorber (SA)
  • Soliton pulse

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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