A stable, wideband tunable, near transform-limited, graphene-mode-locked, ultrafast laser
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- Sun, Z., Popa, D., Hasan, T. et al. Nano Res. (2010) 3: 653. doi:10.1007/s12274-010-0026-4
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We report an ultrafast laser mode-locked with a graphene saturable absorber. The linear dispersions of the Dirac electrons in graphene enable wideband tunability. We get ∼1 ps pulses, tunable between 1525 and 1559 nm, with stable mode-locking, insensitive to environmental perturbations.