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15 February 2012 The role of the saturable absorber in a mode-locked fiber laser
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We experimentally investigated the role of the saturable absorber (SA) in a mode-locked fiber laser. It is shown that the modulation depth of the SA significantly affects the pulse duration at the laser output for a given cavity design (mainly cavity dispersion and nonlinearity).
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Dmitriy Churin, Khanh Kieu, and Nasser Peyghambarian "The role of the saturable absorber in a mode-locked fiber laser", Proc. SPIE 8237, Fiber Lasers IX: Technology, Systems, and Applications, 823722 (15 February 2012); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.909499
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