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Raman Mapping Characterization of All-Fiber CVD Monolayer Graphene Saturable Absorbers for Erbium-Doped Fiber Laser Mode Locking

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Author(s):
Rosa, Henrique G. [1] ; Steinberg, David [1] ; Zapata, Juan D. [2] ; Saito, Lucia A. M. [1] ; Cardenas, Ana M. [2] ; Gomes, Jose C. V. [3, 4] ; De Souza, Eunezio A. Thoroh [1]
Total Authors: 7
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Prebiteriana Mackenzie, Mack Graphe Graphene & Nanomat Res Ctr, BR-01302907 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Antioquia, Medellin - Colombia
[3] Natl Univ Singapore, Ctr Adv Mat 2D, Singapore 117548 - Singapore
[4] Natl Univ Singapore, Graphene Res Ctr, Singapore 117548 - Singapore
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Lightwave Technology; v. 33, n. 19, p. 4118-4123, OCT 1 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 7
Abstract

We present a study on the characterization and quality evaluation of all-fiber chemical vapor deposition (CVD) graphene saturable absorber samples for Erbium-doped fiber laser (EDFL) mode locking. Optical fiber end faces covered by CVD graphene were analyzed by Raman spectroscopy, and classification criteria related to graphene Raman bands properties were adopted in order to evaluate samples quality. The analysis revealed that for all samples, the fiber core was 100% covered by graphene, with 88% average monolayer graphene coverage, and 82% low defect graphene coverage. Graphene samples were used as saturable absorbers in EDFL, and soliton-like pulses as short as 599 fs were generated, with average pulse duration of 620 +/- 10 fs among all samples. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 10/19085-8 - Study on optical properties of graphene and its aplication as saturable absorber in Erbium-doped fiber lasers
Grantee:Henrique Guimarães Rosa
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 12/50259-8 - Graphene: photonics and opto-electronics: UPM-NUS collaboration
Grantee:Antônio Hélio de Castro Neto
Support type: Research Projects - SPEC Program
FAPESP's process: 12/07678-0 - Graphene fabrication and graphene doping for optical applications
Grantee:Henrique Guimarães Rosa
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate