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2D Saturable Absorbers for Fibre Lasers

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Title: 2D Saturable Absorbers for Fibre Lasers
Authors: Woodward, R
Kelleher, E
Item Type: Journal Article
Abstract: © 2015.Two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials are an emergent and promising platform for future photonic and optoelectronic applications. Here, we review recent progress demonstrating the application of 2D nanomaterials as versatile, wideband saturable absorbers for Q-switching and mode-locking fibre lasers. We focus specifically on the family of few-layer transition metal dichalcogenides, including MoS2, MoSe2 and WS2.
Issue Date: 30-Nov-2015
Date of Acceptance: 23-Nov-2015
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/31731
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app5041440
ISSN: 2076-3417
Publisher: MDPI
Start Page: 1440
End Page: 1456
Journal / Book Title: Applied Sciences
Volume: 5
Issue: 4
Copyright Statement: This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Publication Status: Published
Open Access location: http://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/5/4/1440
Appears in Collections:Physics