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TiS2-based saturable absorber for ultrafast fiber lasers

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Abstract

We fabricate titanium disulfide (TiS2) using a liquid exfoliation method and subsequently a TiS2-based device by optically depositing the TiS2 material onto the microfiber. This device exhibits a strong nonlinear saturable absorption property with an optical modulation depth of 8.3% at 1560 nm. With the implementation of this all-fiber TiS2-based saturable absorber, we demonstrate that both mode-locking and Q-switching operation can be obtained in a turn-key all-fiber erbium-doped laser cavity. Our findings constitute the first example, to the best of our knowledge, of a TiS2-based saturable absorber for ultrashort pulse generation and highlight the great potential of such devices in two-dimensional nanomaterials-related photonics.

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DOI:10.1364/prj.6.000c44

所属栏目:Two Dimensional Layered Materials for Ultrafast Lasers

基金项目:Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities; National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)10.13039/501100001809 (51778030, 61505005, 61505112).

收稿日期:2018-06-28

录用日期:2018-08-15

网络出版日期:2018-08-20

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X. Zhu:School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing 100191, China
S. Chen:Department of Optoelectronics Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen 518060, China
M. Zhang:School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing 100191, China
L. Chen:Department of Optoelectronics Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen 518060, ChinaCollege of Health Science and Environmental Engineering, Shenzhen Technology University, Shenzhen 518118, Chinae-mail: l.chen10@alumni.imperial.ac.uk
Q. Wu:School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing 100191, China
J. Zhao:College of Materials Science and Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen 518060, China
Q. Jiang:School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing 100191, China
Z. Zheng:School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing 100191, China
H. Zhang:Department of Optoelectronics Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen 518060, China

联系人作者:M. Zhang(mengzhang10@buaa.edu.cn)

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引用该论文

X. Zhu, S. Chen, M. Zhang, L. Chen, Q. Wu, J. Zhao, Q. Jiang, Z. Zheng, and H. Zhang, "TiS2-based saturable absorber for ultrafast fiber lasers," Photonics Research 6(10), C44 (2018)

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