Large energy mode locking of an erbium-doped fiber laser with atomic layer graphene.

  title={Large energy mode locking of an erbium-doped fiber laser with atomic layer graphene.},
  author={Han Zhang and Dingyuan Tang and Luming Zhao and Qiaoliang Bao and Kian Ping Loh},
  journal={Optics express},
  volume={17 20},
We report on large energy pulse generation in an erbium-doped fiber laser passively mode-locked with atomic layer graphene. Stable mode locked pulses with single pulse energy up to 7.3 nJ and pulse width of 415 fs have been directly generated from the laser. Our results show that atomic layer graphene could be a promising saturable absorber for large energy mode locking. 
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