Q-switched erbium-doped fiber laser with silicon oxycarbide saturable absorber

Nizamani, Bilal and Memon, Faisal Ahmed and Umar, Zeshan Adeel and Salam, Sameer and Najm, Mustafa Mohammed and Abdul Khudus, Muhammad Imran Mustafa and Hanafi, Effariza and Baig, Muhammed Aslam and Harun, Sulaiman Wadi (2020) Q-switched erbium-doped fiber laser with silicon oxycarbide saturable absorber. Optik, 219. p. 165234. ISSN 0030-4026, DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2020.165234.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2020.165234


We have experimentally demonstrated a Q-switched erbium doped fiber laser (EDFL) by using silicon oxycarbide (SiOC) as saturable absorber (SA). The SiOC was prepared by reactive RF magnetron sputtering before being mechanically exfoliated and inserted in cavity to generate Q-switched pulses operating at 1561.7 nm. Pulses as short as 2.1 μs were generated at the repetition rate of 96.7 kHz, having signal to noise ratio (SNR) of 70 dB. The Q-switched EDFL pulses remained stable between pump powers of 111.5−198 mW. At the pump power value of 198 mW, the Q-switched EDFL generated pulses with output power of 2.4 mW and high pulse energy of about 25 nJ. For the first time SiOC is introduced to be used as a SA in the EDFL cavity for Q-switched laser sources. © 2020 Elsevier GmbH

Item Type: Article
Funders: University of Malaya for financial support (Grant No: FP068-2019A)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Silicon oxycarbide; Passive saturable absorber; Q-switching; Fiber laser
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Science > Department of Physics
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2020 03:30
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2020 03:30
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/25523

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