Self-Starting Pulse Generation from Cooled Erbium-Doped Fiber Ring Laser

Kazuhiko SUMIMURA  Hidetsugu YOSHIDA  Hisanori FUJITA  Masahiro NAKATSUKA  Minoru YOSHIDA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E89-C   No.7   pp.1106-1107
Publication Date: 2006/07/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
DOI: 10.1093/ietele/e89-c.7.1106
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Lasers, Quantum Electronics
Keyword: 
erbium,  self-starting pulse,  fiber laser,  liquid-nitrogen temperature,  

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Summary: 
A self-starting pulse laser with an erbium-doped fiber cooled at liquid-nitrogen temperature was demonstrated. The self-starting-pulse fiber-ring laser can produce an approximately 1 ns pulse train without the need for devices for polarization control and compensation of birefringence.