Graphene-based, ultrafast Er-doped fiber laser with linearly polarized output pulses


  • Grzegorz Sobon Wroclaw University of Technology
  • Jaroslaw Sotor Wroclaw University of Technology
  • Iwona Pasternak Institute of Electronic Materials Technology
  • Wlodek Strupinski Institute of Electronic Materials Technology
  • Krzysztof Abramski Wroclaw University of Technology



We demonstrate an all-fiber, Er-doped fiber laser mode-locked with a graphene-based saturable absorber. The resonator is designed using only polarization maintaining fibers and components, which allows to achieve linearly polarized output beam. The laser delivers 595 fs long pulses at 1560 nm center wavelength with 6.3 nm bandwidth and 67 MHz repetition rate. As a saturable absorber, a graphene-polymer composite was used.

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How to Cite

G. Sobon, J. Sotor, I. Pasternak, W. Strupinski, and K. Abramski, “Graphene-based, ultrafast Er-doped fiber laser with linearly polarized output pulses”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 6, no. 2, pp. pp. 65–67, Jun. 2014.