Zinc Oxide-Based Q-Switched Erbium-Doped Fiber Laser

Aziz, N. A. and Abdul Latiff, Anas and Lokman, Muhammad Quisar and Hanafi, Effariza and Harun, Sulaiman Wadi (2017) Zinc Oxide-Based Q-Switched Erbium-Doped Fiber Laser. Chinese Physics Letters, 34 (4). 044202-1-044202-3. ISSN 0256-307X

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Abstract

We demonstrate a Q-switched erbium-doped fiber laser (EDFL) using a newly developed zinc oxide- (ZnO) based saturable absorber (SA). The SA is fabricated by embedding a prepared ZnO powder into a poly(vinyl alcohol) film. A small piece of the film is then sandwiched between two fiber ferrules and is incorporated in an EDFL cavity for generating a stable Q-switching pulse train. The EDFL operates at 1560.4nm with a pump power threshold of 11.8mW, a pulse repetition rate tunable from 22.79 to 61.43 kHz, and the smallest pulse width of 7.00

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Electronics and Computer Engineering > Department of Telecommunication Engineering
Depositing User: Mohd Hannif Jamaludin
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2019 08:59
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2021 03:44
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/22696
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