Abstract

Size dependence of the saturable absorption (SA) property for black phosphorus (BP) was investigated. Three types of BP dispersions with different sizes were prepared using the liquid phase exfoliation method. By fitting the Z-scan data with the analytical solution of the propagation equation, the SA coefficients αNL and the imaginary part of the third order optical susceptibility Imχ(3) are compared at two specific wavelengths, one above the bandgap of the BP monolayer at 515 nm and another between the bandgaps of the monolayer and bulk at 1030 nm. A figure of merit (FOM, |Imχ(3)0|, α0 linear absorption) was employed to assess the SA performance of the three different dispersions. The FOM, about (2.1 ± 0.3) × 10−14 esu cm at 515 nm, hardly depends on the size and hence the layer number of the dispersed BP nanosheets, whereas that at 1030 nm decreases from (1.14 ± 0.20) × 10−14 to (0.50 ± 0.02) × 10−14 esu cm when the size of the nanosheets becomes smaller.

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1. Introduction

The black phosphorus (BP) has gained much attention recently due to its unique band structure, superior electronic and optical properties comparing with its two-dimensional counterparts like MoS2 and graphene [1–3]. BP is a broad band saturable absorber covering the whole UV-Mid infrared range. S.-B. Lu et al. demonstrated that BP showed saturable absorption (SA) ranging from the visible (400 nm) towards mid-IR (at least 1930 nm) [4,5]. X. Zheng et al. has also observed the SA and two-photon absorption (TPA) of BP nanoplatelets at 800 nm and they have measured the nonlinear refractive index with closed-aperture configuration [6]. When compared with the typical broad band saturable absorber graphene, BP also exhibits better performance with lower saturable intensity [7]. Thereafter, BP has been utilized as an ultrafast saturable absorber device in the mode-locking of a thulium-doped fiber laser operating in the 2 µm wavelength range [8]. Pulses centered at 1910 nm with pulse width of 739 fs were generated. BP mode-locked laser at 2.8 µm with pulse duration of 42 ps has also been demonstrated [9]. Although BP has been widely used as an ascendant saturable absorber in Q-switching and mode-locking [10–19], the size and layer number dependence of SA for BP remains unexplored. In this paper, we have prepared three types of BP dispersions with different sizes utilizing the liquid phase exfoliation method. The SA property was investigated by Z-scan technique and the parameters were obtained by fitting the data with analytical solution of the propagation equation. The SA coefficients, imaginary part of the third order optical susceptibility of the different dispersions are compared at two specific wavelengths, one above the bandgap of the BP monolayer at 515 nm and another between the bandgaps of the monolayer and bulk at 1030 nm. The figure of merit was employed to assess the SA performance. In the end, our BP nanosheets have been successfully used as saturable absorber in the mode-locking application.

2. Experimental

Black phosphorus crystal was purchased from Smart elements and used as received. It was crushed and then sonicated in cyclohexyl pyrrolidone (CHP). The resulting dispersion was then subjected to a series of centrifugation steps to isolate nanosheets with varying sizes. Firstly the dispersion was centrifuged at 1000 rpm for 180 mins to remove any unstable nanomaterial. The supernatant was decanted and subjected to one more centrifugation step at medium speed (5000 rpm, 2,660 g, 2 h) and collected supernatant containing “small nanosheets”, S-BP, middle part containing “medium nanosheets”, M-BP and redispersed the sediment containing “larger nanosheets”, L-BP. This bears the advantage that we start from the well characterized dispersion that already only contains nanosheets which are stable (i.e. those are not sedimenting), as the centrifugation time for the first centrifugation step was optimized. Figures 1(a)-1(c) shos the images of BP/CHP dispersions containing large, medium and small BP nanosheets in quartz cuvettes.

 

Fig. 1 The images of large (a), medium (b) and small (c) BP/CHP dispersions in quartz cuvettes. (d-f) are TEM images of large, medium and small BP nanosheets (L-BP, M-BP and S-BP). (g, h) are linear absorption spectra of BP nanosheets, pure CHP and Raman spectra of S-BP, L-BP and bulk powder.

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Bright-field TEM imaging was performed using a JEOL 2100 (at 200 kV). Figures 1(d)-1(f) are the TEM images of L-BP, M-BP and S-BP, respectively. The liquid phase exfoliation procedure gives dispersions with mean nanosheet lengths of about 130 nm in the case of S-BP, 1.50 µm for the M-BP and 2.26 µm in the case of L-BP. The details of TEM characterization and atomic force microscopy (AFM) statistics were described in our previous paper and its supplementary information [7]. The nanosheet size is in agreement with that from AFM statistical analysis. The average layer number of S-BP, M-BP and L-BP can be roughly estimated as <3∼5>, <12∼14>, and <15∼17>, respectively, using the empirical formula: NA, where A is the flake area [7]. In Figs. 1(a)-1(c), it is visible to the naked eyes that the linear transmittance increases when the size of nanosheets decreases in 10 × 10 mm cuvettes, while it is not obvious in 10 × 1 mm ones. This is understandable as large size BP nanosheets with larger layer number have smaller bandgap, which can be estimated using the formula Eg ≈(1.7/n0.73 + 0.3) eV [20], resulting greater linear absorbance in the visible range.

The optical absorbance spectra of S-BP, M-BP and L-BP were measured using a Perkin Elmer Lambda 750 spectrometer in 10 mm × 1 mm quartz cuvettes. Pure CHP was also measured for comparison. In Fig. 1(g), it can be seen that the absorbance of S-BP, M-BP and L-BP decreases gradually from 300 nm to 1100 nm. Obviously, there is no absorption peak for BP during this range. The absorption peak of CHP around 920 nm is negligible for S-BP and L-BP dispersions. All S-BP, M-BP and L-BP dispersions have smooth absorption in the UV-NIR wavelength range, indicating BP is a broadband absorber. Raman spectra of S-BP, L-BP and bulk powder were taken using a Horiba Jobin Yvon LabRam HR800 with a 633 nm excitation laser. Three characteristic peaks correspond to one out-of-plane vibration mode Ag1 and two in-plane vibration modes B2g, Ag2, as shown in Fig. 1(h). The layer number can be estimated from the Raman peak position and full-width at half-maximum (FWHM) [21, 22]. We found that the Raman peak position dependence on the layer number was in agreement with [21]. The in-plane vibrational mode Ag2 of S-BP sample located at 467.6 cm−1 and the thickness can be estimated as ~2.2 nm. Hence, the layer number can be determined to be about 4~5, in the range of the average layer number <3~5> for the S-BP nanosheet dispersion. This is in good agreement with the estimation using the empirical formula. The Ag2 position of L-BP and bulk located at ~466.5 cm−1 and 466.3 cm−1, repectively. The layer number of L-BP cannot be precisely estimated from the Raman peak position and we used the empirical formula of NA and found it in the range of <15-17>.

We utilized an open-aperture Z-scan system to study the size (layer) dependence of the SA properties of BP. The laser beam traverses through a lens with focal length of 150 mm. The sample is translated through the beam waist using a motorized translation stage [23, 24]. All experiments were performed with a mode-locked fiber laser, which was operated at 1030 nm and its second harmonic, 515 nm, with a pulse width of 340 fs and a repetition rate of 1 kHz. The beam waist radius was ∼32 µm at 1030 nm and ∼16 µm at 515 nm. All samples were tested in quartz cuvettes with 1 mm pathlength. The precision of this system was confirmed by our previous measurements of graphene/PVA films, MoS2 nanoflake dispersions and WS2 films [24–27]. For example, the figure of merit (FOM) = |Imχ(3)0| of graphene/PVA films was about (9.3 ± 4.4) × 10−15 esu cm, in a good agreement with the reported result of ∼5.0 × 10−15 esu cm [28].

3. Results and discussion

BP is a direct bandgap semiconductor and its bandgap decreases from about 2 eV (∼620 nm) for monolayer to about 0.3 eV (∼4133 nm) for bulk [1, 20]. Thus, to investigate the size dependence of SA of BP, we selected two wavelengths 515 nm and 1030 nm for laser excitation: one lies beyond the bandgap of monolayer and the other one lies between monolayer and bulk. The linear transmittance of L-BP, M-BP and S-BP dispersions was measured to be 74.3%, 79.9%, 86.0% at 515 nm and 81.2%, 85.7%, 90.7% at 1030 nm, respectively. Figures 2(a)-2(c) show the Z-scan results of L-BP, M-BP and S-BP dispersions at 515 nm. In Fig. 2(a), the amplitude of the SA (corresponding to the normalized transmission) increases to a maximum when the intensity of the incident laser beam increases gradually to 70 GW/cm2, meaning that the extent of SA has reached the limit. Within the energy range ΔE = E-Eg (E is the excitation energy, Eg is the bandgap), all electron states near the bottom of the conduction band are filled, the so-called state-filling effect. When the incident intensity increases continuously to 87 GW/cm2, the amplitude of the SA almost keeps the same. If the excitation intensity keeps growing, other optical nonlinear effects like excited-state absorption, TPA may become apparent. The reasonable analysis of SA for a material should be based on the results below maximum excitation intensity. When comparing Figs. 2(a)-2(c), it can be seen that when the size of the nanosheets decreases, the maximum amplitude (T-T0)/T0 decreases from ∼19% to ∼6.3%. It is easy to understand because the maximum amplitude positively correlates to ΔE. When the mean size of the nanosheets decreases, the average layer number becomes smaller, resulting larger energy bandgap Eg and thus smaller ΔE, smaller maximum amplitude. Figure 2(d-f) shows the Z-scan results of L-BP, M-BP and S-BP dispersions at 1030 nm. Similar to the case at 515 nm, the maximum amplitude also decreases from ∼13% to ∼2.1% when the size of the nanosheets decreases. When comparing Fig. 2(a) and Fig. 2(d), it can be seen that the maximum amplitude decreases from ∼19% to ∼13%. It is due to smaller excitation energy E (1.204 eV<2.408 eV) resulting in a smaller ΔE. The excitation intensities are much larger at 1030 nm than those at 515 nm, which might be due to the smaller dipole oscillator strength at that wavelength. This can also be inferred from the smaller linear absorption of BP at 1030 nm than that at 515 nm, as shown in Fig. 1(g).

 

Fig. 2 The saturable absorption of L-BP (a), M-BP (b), S-BP (c) at 515 nm and 1030 nm (d-f).

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We analyzed the Z-scan results with the excitation intensity below the maximum one as explained above. The nonlinear beam propagation model was widely used in thin films, liquids, dispersions, etc [23].

dI(z')dz'=α0I(z')αNLI2(z'),
where I(z') is the laser beam irradiance within the sample, z' is the propagation distance in the sample, α0 is the linear absorption coefficient and αNL is the nonlinear absorption coefficient, which means the SA here. The normalized power transmission can be obtained by analytically solving Eq. (1).
T(z)=ln[1+q0(z)]q0(z),
where q0(z)=αNLI0Leff/(1+z2/z02), Leff=(1eα0L)/α0 is the sample’s effective thickness, I0 is the on-axis irradiance at the focus, z0 is the beam’s diffraction length.

The Z-scan curves were fitted by utilizing Eq. (2). The SA coefficients αNL of L-BP, M-BP and S-BP at 515 nm were obtained, as shown in Fig. 3(a). The horizontal axis is the linear transmittance. The data points at 74.3%, 79.9% and 86.0% correspond to L-BP, M-BP and S-BP with sizes of <2.26 µm>, <1.50 µm> and <130 nm>. It can be seen that αNL is almost the same for L-BP, M-BP at 515 nm, while for S-BP the absolute value decreases. The imaginary part of the third-order nonlinear optical susceptibility Imχ(3) can be calculated from αNL.

Imχ(3)=107cλn296π2αNL,
where c is the velocity of light, λ is the wavelength of the incident light and n is the linear refractive index, about 3.5 for BP [29]. The Imχ(3) of L-BP, M-BP and S-BP are shown in Fig. 3(b), the same variation trend with αNL. When assessing the performance of a saturable absorber, it is better to eliminate the discrepancy caused by the linear absorption α0. Therefore, the figure of merit (FOM) was defined as: FOM = |Imχ(3)/α0|. Figure 3(c) shows the FOM of L-BP, M-BP and S-BP and they are at the same level at 515 nm. The αNL and Imχ(3) at 1030 nm decrease almost linearly with the linear transmittance when the size of nanosheets becomes smaller, as shown in Fig. 3(d-e). When comparing Fig. 3(c) with Fig. 3(f), we can find that the FOM at 515 nm hardly depends on the size (layer number) of the BP nanosheets, whereas that at 1030 nm decreases gradually when the size becomes smaller. It can be well explained from the band structure of few-layer and multi-layer BP in the inset of Fig. 3(f). As the bandgap of BP decreases from ∼2.0 eV for monolayer to ∼0.3 eV for bulk, all BP nanosheets in L-BP, M-BP and S-BP will exhibit SA with 515 nm (2.408 eV>2.0 eV) excitation, leading to almost the same FOM. At 1030 nm (1.204 eV) excitation, the SA would not occur for mono- and bilayer (∼1.325 eV) BP nanosheets. Only multi-layer BP nanosheets whose bandgap is smaller than 1.204 eV contribute to the SA. Thus the FOM decreases for S-BP dispersion. The SA parameters of L-BP, M-BP and S-BP dispersions with different linear transmittance are summarized in Table 1. The SA coefficient αNL at 515 nm is comparable to the reported result at 400 nm: (−1.62 ± 0.28) × 10−2 cm/GW [4]. It can be seen that although the FOM decreases slightly with the size at 1030 nm, it is still in the same order of magnitude with that at 515 nm, indicating that BP is a good broadband saturable absorber. Xu et al. prepared the BP quantum dots by solvothermal synthesis and found that the SA property is much better than that of BP nanosheets [30]. The average lateral size of the BP QDs is only about 2.1 ± 0.9 nm, in which the quantum confinement effect might be dominant. In our case, although the average lateral size of the S-BP nanosheets is about 130 nm, the size is still far from that of quantum dots. The band structure was to be considered in terms of few-layer BP without any quantum confinement effect. The saturation intensity was obtained using the saturation model in our previous work [7] and it was about 300 GW/cm2 at 1030 nm, much larger than that of BP QDs (only 3.3 GW/cm2 at 800 nm) but in the same order of magnitude with Xu et al. (535.3 GW/cm2 at 800 nm) and Lu’s results (647.7 ± 60 at 800 nm) about BP nanosheets [4, 30].

 

Fig. 3 The saturable absorption coefficient αNL (a), imaginary part of χ(3) (b), figure of merit FOM (c) of L-BP, M-BP and S-BP at 515 nm and 1030 nm (d-f).

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Table 1. Saturable absorption parameters for L-BP, M-BP and S-BP at 515 nm and 1030 nm

The Q-switching operation of BP saturable absorber has been demonstrated. The laser design was shown in Fig. 4. 976 nm pump was injected into the Erbium-doped fiber (EDF) via a wavelength division multiplexer (WDM) to provide gain in the laser cavity. Two polarization controllers were used to adjust the birefringence for a stable Q-switching operation. L-BP was prepared in a transparent cell and it was embedded between two fiber connectors so that the light field can directly interact with the sample. The light was extracted by a 90:10 coupler as output and the uni-directional operation was guaranteed by an isolator.

 

Fig. 4 Q-switched laser incorporated with BP nanosheet dispersions.

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A standard two-arm transmission measurement is conducted to investigate the saturable absorption near 1560 nm. The mode-locked laser source has a repetition rate of 37 MHz, a center wavelength of 1560 nm and a pulse width of ~500 fs. The measured saturable absorption is shown in Fig. 5. It can be found that the saturation intensity is ~50 MW/cm2 and the modulation depth is 3.45%.

 

Fig. 5 Saturable absorption of black phosphorus nanosheets (L-BP).

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The mode-locking operation was obtained and characterized. The output properties of the laser are summarized in Fig. 6. The optical spectrum shown in Fig. 6(a) has a center wavelength of 1555 nm and a 3-dB bandwidth of 4.6 nm. The autocorrelation trace of the output pulse is shown in Fig. 6(b). The time width is 1.06 ps, corresponding to a pulse width of 687 fs assuming a sech2 profile. The time-bandwidth product is 0.392. It is larger than the TBP of a transform limited pulse meaning the pulse is chirped. This is due to the fiber pigtail outside the fiber. The oscilloscope trace is shown in Fig. 6(c). The repetition frequency is 37.8 MHz. Very flat pulse amplitude can be found which indicates the stable mode locking operation. The relation between the pump power and laser output power is shown in Fig. 6(d). The mode locking is obtained when the pump power exceeds 240 mW.

 

Fig. 6 (a) Optical spectrum, (b) autocorrelation trace, (c) oscilloscope trace and output power vs. pump power of the mode-locked laser based on black phosphorus.

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The electrical spectrum of the laser is also investigated to further confirm the stability of the mode locking operation, shown in Fig. 7. Figure 7(a) shows the electrical spectrum over a span of 500 MHz with a resolution bandwidth (RBW) of 100 kHz. A finer spectrum is shown in Fig. 7(b) with a span of ~15 MHz and a RBW of 100Hz. An extinction ratio of 80 dB is observed, indicating the highly stable mode locking operation.

 

Fig. 7 (a) RF spectrum with a span of 500 MHz and a RBW of 100 kHz; (b) RF spectrum with a span of 15 MHz and a RBW of 100 Hz.

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4. Conclusion

In summary, we have investigated the size dependence of SA properties for BP at 515 nm and 1030 nm. The amplitude of SA reached a maximum when the incident intensity increases. It decreases when either the size of the BP nanosheets or the excitation energy becomes smaller. This can be well explained with the formula ΔE = E-Eg. At 515 nm, αNL and Imχ(3) are almost the same for L-BP, M-BP, and while for S-BP they decrease. The αNL and Imχ(3) at 1030 nm decrease almost linearly with the linear transmittance when the size of nanosheets becomes smaller. The FOM at 515 nm hardly depends on the size (layer number) of the BP nanosheets, about (2.1 ± 0.3) × 10−14 esu cm, whereas that at 1030 nm decreases from (1.14 ± 0.20) × 10−14 to (0.50 ± 0.02) × 10−14 esu cm when the size of nanosheets in dispersion becomes smaller. The mode-locking operation was obtained and characterized. The center wavelength is 1555 nm with a 3-dB bandwidth of 4.6 nm. It implies the potential application of BP in nanophotonic device, such as mode-lockers, Q-switchers, optical switches, etc.

Funding

National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (No. 61308034, No. 61522510, No. 51302285, No. 61505105, No. 61675217); External Cooperation Program of BIC, CAS (No. 181231KYSB20130007); Shanghai Yangfan Program (No. 14YF1401600); State Key Lab Project of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (No. GKZD030033); European Research Council (SEMANTICS); SFI (11/PI/1087); SFI funded centre AMBER (SFI/12/RC/2278); EU FP7 Graphene Flagship (604391); and Key Research Program of Frontier Science, CAS (No. QYZDB-SSW-JSC041).

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  9. Z. Qin, G. Xie, C. Zhao, S. Wen, P. Yuan, and L. Qian, “Mid-infrared mode-locked pulse generation with multilayer black phosphorus as saturable absorber,” Opt. Lett. 41(1), 56–59 (2016).
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  10. H. Mu, S. Lin, Z. Wang, S. Xiao, P. Li, Y. Chen, H. Zhang, H. Bao, S. P. Lau, C. Pan, D. Fan, and Q. Bao, “Black phosphorus-polymer composites for pulsed lasers,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 3(10), 1447–1453 (2015).
    [Crossref]
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    [Crossref]
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    [Crossref] [PubMed]
  13. J. Sotor, G. Sobon, W. Macherzynski, P. Paletko, and K. M. Abramski, “Black phosphorus saturable absorber for ultrashort pulse generation,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051108 (2015).
    [Crossref]
  14. Y. Chen, G. Jiang, S. Chen, Z. Guo, X. Yu, C. Zhao, H. Zhang, Q. Bao, S. Wen, D. Tang, and D. Fan, “Mechanically exfoliated black phosphorus as a new saturable absorber for both Q-switching and Mode-locking laser operation,” Opt. Express 23(10), 12823–12833 (2015).
    [Crossref] [PubMed]
  15. Z. C. Luo, M. Liu, Z. N. Guo, X. F. Jiang, A. P. Luo, C. J. Zhao, X. F. Yu, W. C. Xu, and H. Zhang, “Microfiber-based few-layer black phosphorus saturable absorber for ultra-fast fiber laser,” Opt. Express 23(15), 20030–20039 (2015).
    [Crossref] [PubMed]
  16. J. Ma, S. Lu, Z. Guo, X. Xu, H. Zhang, D. Tang, and D. Fan, “Few-layer black phosphorus based saturable absorber mirror for pulsed solid-state lasers,” Opt. Express 23(17), 22643–22648 (2015).
    [Crossref] [PubMed]
  17. Z. Qin, G. Xie, H. Zhang, C. Zhao, P. Yuan, S. Wen, and L. Qian, “Black phosphorus as saturable absorber for the Q-switched Er:ZBLAN fiber laser at 2.8 μm,” Opt. Express 23(19), 24713–24718 (2015).
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  18. D. Li, H. Jussila, L. Karvonen, G. Ye, H. Lipsanen, X. Chen, and Z. Sun, “Polarization and thickness dependent absorption properties of black phosphorus: new saturable absorber for ultrafast pulse generation,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15899 (2015).
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  19. Z. Wang, R. Zhao, J. He, B. Zhang, J. Ning, Y. Wang, X. Su, J. Hou, F. Lou, K. Yang, Y. Fan, J. Bian, and J. Nie, “Multi-layered black phosphorus as saturable absorber for pulsed Cr:ZnSe laser at 2.4 μm,” Opt. Express 24(2), 1598–1603 (2016).
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  25. S. Zhang, N. Dong, N. McEvoy, M. O’Brien, S. Winters, N. C. Berner, C. Yim, Y. Li, X. Zhang, Z. Chen, L. Zhang, G. S. Duesberg, and J. Wang, “Direct observation of degenerate two-photon absorption and its saturation in WS2 and MoS2 monolayer and few-layer films,” ACS Nano 9(7), 7142–7150 (2015).
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  26. K. Wang, Y. Feng, C. Chang, J. Zhan, C. Wang, Q. Zhao, J. N. Coleman, L. Zhang, W. J. Blau, and J. Wang, “Broadband ultrafast nonlinear absorption and nonlinear refraction of layered molybdenum dichalcogenide semiconductors,” Nanoscale 6(18), 10530–10535 (2014).
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  27. Y. Feng, N. Dong, G. Wang, Y. Li, S. Zhang, K. Wang, L. Zhang, W. J. Blau, and J. Wang, “Saturable absorption behavior of free-standing graphene polymer composite films over broad wavelength and time ranges,” Opt. Express 23(1), 559–569 (2015).
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  28. S. Kumar, M. Anija, N. Kamaraju, K. S. Vasu, K. S. Subrahmanyam, A. K. Sood, and C. N. R. Rao, “Femtosecond carrier dynamics and saturable absorption in graphene suspensions,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95(19), 191911 (2009).
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2016 (4)

Z. Qin, G. Xie, C. Zhao, S. Wen, P. Yuan, and L. Qian, “Mid-infrared mode-locked pulse generation with multilayer black phosphorus as saturable absorber,” Opt. Lett. 41(1), 56–59 (2016).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Z. Wang, R. Zhao, J. He, B. Zhang, J. Ning, Y. Wang, X. Su, J. Hou, F. Lou, K. Yang, Y. Fan, J. Bian, and J. Nie, “Multi-layered black phosphorus as saturable absorber for pulsed Cr:ZnSe laser at 2.4 μm,” Opt. Express 24(2), 1598–1603 (2016).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

N. Mao, J. Tang, L. Xie, J. Wu, B. Han, J. Lin, S. Deng, W. Ji, H. Xu, K. Liu, L. Tong, and J. Zhang, “Optical anisotropy of black phosphorus in the visible regime,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138(1), 300–305 (2016).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Xu, Z. Wang, Z. Guo, H. Huang, Q. Xiao, H. Zhang, and X.-F. Xu, “Solvothermal synthesis and ultrafast photonics of black phosphorus quantum dots,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 4(8), 1223–1229 (2016).
[Crossref]

2015 (18)

Y. Feng, N. Dong, G. Wang, Y. Li, S. Zhang, K. Wang, L. Zhang, W. J. Blau, and J. Wang, “Saturable absorption behavior of free-standing graphene polymer composite films over broad wavelength and time ranges,” Opt. Express 23(1), 559–569 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Favron, E. Gaufrès, F. Fossard, A. L. Phaneuf-L’Heureux, N. Y.-W. Tang, P. L. Lévesque, A. Loiseau, R. Leonelli, S. Francoeur, and R. Martel, “Photooxidation and quantum confinement effects in exfoliated black phosphorus,” Nat. Mater. 14(8), 826–832 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Z. Guo, H. Zhang, S. Lu, Z. Wang, S. Tang, J. Shao, Z. Sun, H. Xie, H. Wang, X.-F. Yu, and P. K. Chu, “From black phosphorus to phosphorene: basic solvent exfoliation, evolution of Raman scattering, and applications to ultrafast photonics,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 25(45), 6996–7002 (2015).
[Crossref]

S. Zhang, N. Dong, N. McEvoy, M. O’Brien, S. Winters, N. C. Berner, C. Yim, Y. Li, X. Zhang, Z. Chen, L. Zhang, G. S. Duesberg, and J. Wang, “Direct observation of degenerate two-photon absorption and its saturation in WS2 and MoS2 monolayer and few-layer films,” ACS Nano 9(7), 7142–7150 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. B. Lu, L. L. Miao, Z. N. Guo, X. Qi, C. J. Zhao, H. Zhang, S. C. Wen, D. Y. Tang, and D. Y. Fan, “Broadband nonlinear optical response in multi-layer black phosphorus: an emerging infrared and mid-infrared optical material,” Opt. Express 23(9), 11183–11194 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Wang, G. Huang, H. Mu, S. Lin, J. Chen, S. Xiao, Q. Bao, and J. He, “Ultrafast recovery time and broadband saturable absorption properties of black phosphorus suspension,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(9), 091905 (2015).
[Crossref]

X. Zheng, R. Chen, G. Shi, J. Zhang, Z. Xu, X. Cheng, and T. Jiang, “Characterization of nonlinear properties of black phosphorus nanoplatelets with femtosecond pulsed Z-scan measurements,” Opt. Lett. 40(15), 3480–3483 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D. Hanlon, C. Backes, E. Doherty, C. S. Cucinotta, N. C. Berner, C. Boland, K. Lee, A. Harvey, P. Lynch, Z. Gholamvand, S. Zhang, K. Wang, G. Moynihan, A. Pokle, Q. M. Ramasse, N. McEvoy, W. J. Blau, J. Wang, G. Abellan, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch, S. Sanvito, D. D. O’Regan, G. S. Duesberg, V. Nicolosi, and J. N. Coleman, “Liquid exfoliation of solvent-stabilized few-layer black phosphorus for applications beyond electronics,” Nat. Commun. 6, 8563 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Sotor, G. Sobon, M. Kowalczyk, W. Macherzynski, P. Paletko, and K. M. Abramski, “Ultrafast thulium-doped fiber laser mode locked with black phosphorus,” Opt. Lett. 40(16), 3885–3888 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

H. Mu, S. Lin, Z. Wang, S. Xiao, P. Li, Y. Chen, H. Zhang, H. Bao, S. P. Lau, C. Pan, D. Fan, and Q. Bao, “Black phosphorus-polymer composites for pulsed lasers,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 3(10), 1447–1453 (2015).
[Crossref]

K. Park, J. Lee, Y. T. Lee, W. Choi, J. H. Lee, and Y. Song, “Black phosphorus saturable absorber for ultrafast mode-locked pulse laser via evanescent field interaction,” Ann. Phys. (Berlin) 527(11–12), 770–776 (2015).
[Crossref]

H. Yu, X. Zheng, K. Yin, X. Cheng, and T. Jiang, “Thulium/holmium-doped fiber laser passively mode locked by black phosphorus nanoplatelets-based saturable absorber,” Appl. Opt. 54(34), 10290–10294 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Sotor, G. Sobon, W. Macherzynski, P. Paletko, and K. M. Abramski, “Black phosphorus saturable absorber for ultrashort pulse generation,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051108 (2015).
[Crossref]

Y. Chen, G. Jiang, S. Chen, Z. Guo, X. Yu, C. Zhao, H. Zhang, Q. Bao, S. Wen, D. Tang, and D. Fan, “Mechanically exfoliated black phosphorus as a new saturable absorber for both Q-switching and Mode-locking laser operation,” Opt. Express 23(10), 12823–12833 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Z. C. Luo, M. Liu, Z. N. Guo, X. F. Jiang, A. P. Luo, C. J. Zhao, X. F. Yu, W. C. Xu, and H. Zhang, “Microfiber-based few-layer black phosphorus saturable absorber for ultra-fast fiber laser,” Opt. Express 23(15), 20030–20039 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Ma, S. Lu, Z. Guo, X. Xu, H. Zhang, D. Tang, and D. Fan, “Few-layer black phosphorus based saturable absorber mirror for pulsed solid-state lasers,” Opt. Express 23(17), 22643–22648 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Z. Qin, G. Xie, H. Zhang, C. Zhao, P. Yuan, S. Wen, and L. Qian, “Black phosphorus as saturable absorber for the Q-switched Er:ZBLAN fiber laser at 2.8 μm,” Opt. Express 23(19), 24713–24718 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D. Li, H. Jussila, L. Karvonen, G. Ye, H. Lipsanen, X. Chen, and Z. Sun, “Polarization and thickness dependent absorption properties of black phosphorus: new saturable absorber for ultrafast pulse generation,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15899 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2014 (5)

V. Tran, R. Soklaski, Y. Liang, and L. Yang, “Layer-controlled band gap and anisotropic excitons in few-layer black phosphorus,” Phys. Rev. B 89(23), 235319 (2014).
[Crossref]

L. Li, Y. Yu, G. J. Ye, Q. Ge, X. Ou, H. Wu, D. Feng, X. H. Chen, and Y. Zhang, “Black phosphorus field-effect transistors,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 9(5), 372–377 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

H. Liu, A. T. Neal, Z. Zhu, Z. Luo, X. Xu, D. Tománek, and P. D. Ye, “Phosphorene: an unexplored 2D semiconductor with a high hole mobility,” ACS Nano 8(4), 4033–4041 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Castellanos-Gomez, L. Vicarelli, E. Prada, J. O. Island, K. L. Narasimha-Acharya, S. I. Blanter, D. J. Groenendijk, M. Buscema, G. A. Steele, J. V. Alvarez, H. W. Zandbergen, J. J. Palacios, and H. S. J. van der Zant, “Isolation and characterization of few-layer black phosphorus,” 2D Mater 1(2), 025001 (2014).
[Crossref]

K. Wang, Y. Feng, C. Chang, J. Zhan, C. Wang, Q. Zhao, J. N. Coleman, L. Zhang, W. J. Blau, and J. Wang, “Broadband ultrafast nonlinear absorption and nonlinear refraction of layered molybdenum dichalcogenide semiconductors,” Nanoscale 6(18), 10530–10535 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2013 (1)

K. Wang, J. Wang, J. Fan, M. Lotya, A. O’Neill, D. Fox, Y. Feng, X. Zhang, B. Jiang, Q. Zhao, H. Zhang, J. N. Coleman, L. Zhang, and W. J. Blau, “Ultrafast saturable absorption of two-dimensional MoS2 nanosheets,” ACS Nano 7(10), 9260–9267 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2009 (1)

S. Kumar, M. Anija, N. Kamaraju, K. S. Vasu, K. S. Subrahmanyam, A. K. Sood, and C. N. R. Rao, “Femtosecond carrier dynamics and saturable absorption in graphene suspensions,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95(19), 191911 (2009).
[Crossref]

1990 (1)

M. Sheik-Bahae, A. A. Said, T. Wei, D. J. Hagan, and E. W. Vanstryland, “Sensitive measurement of optical nonlinearities using a single beam,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 26(4), 760–769 (1990).
[Crossref]

Abellan, G.

D. Hanlon, C. Backes, E. Doherty, C. S. Cucinotta, N. C. Berner, C. Boland, K. Lee, A. Harvey, P. Lynch, Z. Gholamvand, S. Zhang, K. Wang, G. Moynihan, A. Pokle, Q. M. Ramasse, N. McEvoy, W. J. Blau, J. Wang, G. Abellan, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch, S. Sanvito, D. D. O’Regan, G. S. Duesberg, V. Nicolosi, and J. N. Coleman, “Liquid exfoliation of solvent-stabilized few-layer black phosphorus for applications beyond electronics,” Nat. Commun. 6, 8563 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Abramski, K. M.

J. Sotor, G. Sobon, M. Kowalczyk, W. Macherzynski, P. Paletko, and K. M. Abramski, “Ultrafast thulium-doped fiber laser mode locked with black phosphorus,” Opt. Lett. 40(16), 3885–3888 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Sotor, G. Sobon, W. Macherzynski, P. Paletko, and K. M. Abramski, “Black phosphorus saturable absorber for ultrashort pulse generation,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051108 (2015).
[Crossref]

Alvarez, J. V.

A. Castellanos-Gomez, L. Vicarelli, E. Prada, J. O. Island, K. L. Narasimha-Acharya, S. I. Blanter, D. J. Groenendijk, M. Buscema, G. A. Steele, J. V. Alvarez, H. W. Zandbergen, J. J. Palacios, and H. S. J. van der Zant, “Isolation and characterization of few-layer black phosphorus,” 2D Mater 1(2), 025001 (2014).
[Crossref]

Anija, M.

S. Kumar, M. Anija, N. Kamaraju, K. S. Vasu, K. S. Subrahmanyam, A. K. Sood, and C. N. R. Rao, “Femtosecond carrier dynamics and saturable absorption in graphene suspensions,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95(19), 191911 (2009).
[Crossref]

Backes, C.

D. Hanlon, C. Backes, E. Doherty, C. S. Cucinotta, N. C. Berner, C. Boland, K. Lee, A. Harvey, P. Lynch, Z. Gholamvand, S. Zhang, K. Wang, G. Moynihan, A. Pokle, Q. M. Ramasse, N. McEvoy, W. J. Blau, J. Wang, G. Abellan, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch, S. Sanvito, D. D. O’Regan, G. S. Duesberg, V. Nicolosi, and J. N. Coleman, “Liquid exfoliation of solvent-stabilized few-layer black phosphorus for applications beyond electronics,” Nat. Commun. 6, 8563 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Bao, H.

H. Mu, S. Lin, Z. Wang, S. Xiao, P. Li, Y. Chen, H. Zhang, H. Bao, S. P. Lau, C. Pan, D. Fan, and Q. Bao, “Black phosphorus-polymer composites for pulsed lasers,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 3(10), 1447–1453 (2015).
[Crossref]

Bao, Q.

H. Mu, S. Lin, Z. Wang, S. Xiao, P. Li, Y. Chen, H. Zhang, H. Bao, S. P. Lau, C. Pan, D. Fan, and Q. Bao, “Black phosphorus-polymer composites for pulsed lasers,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 3(10), 1447–1453 (2015).
[Crossref]

Y. Chen, G. Jiang, S. Chen, Z. Guo, X. Yu, C. Zhao, H. Zhang, Q. Bao, S. Wen, D. Tang, and D. Fan, “Mechanically exfoliated black phosphorus as a new saturable absorber for both Q-switching and Mode-locking laser operation,” Opt. Express 23(10), 12823–12833 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Wang, G. Huang, H. Mu, S. Lin, J. Chen, S. Xiao, Q. Bao, and J. He, “Ultrafast recovery time and broadband saturable absorption properties of black phosphorus suspension,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(9), 091905 (2015).
[Crossref]

Berner, N. C.

D. Hanlon, C. Backes, E. Doherty, C. S. Cucinotta, N. C. Berner, C. Boland, K. Lee, A. Harvey, P. Lynch, Z. Gholamvand, S. Zhang, K. Wang, G. Moynihan, A. Pokle, Q. M. Ramasse, N. McEvoy, W. J. Blau, J. Wang, G. Abellan, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch, S. Sanvito, D. D. O’Regan, G. S. Duesberg, V. Nicolosi, and J. N. Coleman, “Liquid exfoliation of solvent-stabilized few-layer black phosphorus for applications beyond electronics,” Nat. Commun. 6, 8563 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. Zhang, N. Dong, N. McEvoy, M. O’Brien, S. Winters, N. C. Berner, C. Yim, Y. Li, X. Zhang, Z. Chen, L. Zhang, G. S. Duesberg, and J. Wang, “Direct observation of degenerate two-photon absorption and its saturation in WS2 and MoS2 monolayer and few-layer films,” ACS Nano 9(7), 7142–7150 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Bian, J.

Blanter, S. I.

A. Castellanos-Gomez, L. Vicarelli, E. Prada, J. O. Island, K. L. Narasimha-Acharya, S. I. Blanter, D. J. Groenendijk, M. Buscema, G. A. Steele, J. V. Alvarez, H. W. Zandbergen, J. J. Palacios, and H. S. J. van der Zant, “Isolation and characterization of few-layer black phosphorus,” 2D Mater 1(2), 025001 (2014).
[Crossref]

Blau, W. J.

D. Hanlon, C. Backes, E. Doherty, C. S. Cucinotta, N. C. Berner, C. Boland, K. Lee, A. Harvey, P. Lynch, Z. Gholamvand, S. Zhang, K. Wang, G. Moynihan, A. Pokle, Q. M. Ramasse, N. McEvoy, W. J. Blau, J. Wang, G. Abellan, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch, S. Sanvito, D. D. O’Regan, G. S. Duesberg, V. Nicolosi, and J. N. Coleman, “Liquid exfoliation of solvent-stabilized few-layer black phosphorus for applications beyond electronics,” Nat. Commun. 6, 8563 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Feng, N. Dong, G. Wang, Y. Li, S. Zhang, K. Wang, L. Zhang, W. J. Blau, and J. Wang, “Saturable absorption behavior of free-standing graphene polymer composite films over broad wavelength and time ranges,” Opt. Express 23(1), 559–569 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

K. Wang, Y. Feng, C. Chang, J. Zhan, C. Wang, Q. Zhao, J. N. Coleman, L. Zhang, W. J. Blau, and J. Wang, “Broadband ultrafast nonlinear absorption and nonlinear refraction of layered molybdenum dichalcogenide semiconductors,” Nanoscale 6(18), 10530–10535 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

K. Wang, J. Wang, J. Fan, M. Lotya, A. O’Neill, D. Fox, Y. Feng, X. Zhang, B. Jiang, Q. Zhao, H. Zhang, J. N. Coleman, L. Zhang, and W. J. Blau, “Ultrafast saturable absorption of two-dimensional MoS2 nanosheets,” ACS Nano 7(10), 9260–9267 (2013).
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Boland, C.

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Chen, S.

Chen, X.

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Fan, D. Y.

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D. Hanlon, C. Backes, E. Doherty, C. S. Cucinotta, N. C. Berner, C. Boland, K. Lee, A. Harvey, P. Lynch, Z. Gholamvand, S. Zhang, K. Wang, G. Moynihan, A. Pokle, Q. M. Ramasse, N. McEvoy, W. J. Blau, J. Wang, G. Abellan, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch, S. Sanvito, D. D. O’Regan, G. S. Duesberg, V. Nicolosi, and J. N. Coleman, “Liquid exfoliation of solvent-stabilized few-layer black phosphorus for applications beyond electronics,” Nat. Commun. 6, 8563 (2015).
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H. Mu, S. Lin, Z. Wang, S. Xiao, P. Li, Y. Chen, H. Zhang, H. Bao, S. P. Lau, C. Pan, D. Fan, and Q. Bao, “Black phosphorus-polymer composites for pulsed lasers,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 3(10), 1447–1453 (2015).
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V. Tran, R. Soklaski, Y. Liang, and L. Yang, “Layer-controlled band gap and anisotropic excitons in few-layer black phosphorus,” Phys. Rev. B 89(23), 235319 (2014).
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Figures (7)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1 The images of large (a), medium (b) and small (c) BP/CHP dispersions in quartz cuvettes. (d-f) are TEM images of large, medium and small BP nanosheets (L-BP, M-BP and S-BP). (g, h) are linear absorption spectra of BP nanosheets, pure CHP and Raman spectra of S-BP, L-BP and bulk powder.
Fig. 2
Fig. 2 The saturable absorption of L-BP (a), M-BP (b), S-BP (c) at 515 nm and 1030 nm (d-f).
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Fig. 3 The saturable absorption coefficient α NL (a), imaginary part of χ (3) (b), figure of merit FOM (c) of L-BP, M-BP and S-BP at 515 nm and 1030 nm (d-f).
Fig. 4
Fig. 4 Q-switched laser incorporated with BP nanosheet dispersions.
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Fig. 5 Saturable absorption of black phosphorus nanosheets (L-BP).
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Fig. 6 (a) Optical spectrum, (b) autocorrelation trace, (c) oscilloscope trace and output power vs. pump power of the mode-locked laser based on black phosphorus.
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Fig. 7 (a) RF spectrum with a span of 500 MHz and a RBW of 100 kHz; (b) RF spectrum with a span of 15 MHz and a RBW of 100 Hz.

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Table 1 Saturable absorption parameters for L-BP, M-BP and S-BP at 515 nm and 1030 nm

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dI(z') dz' = α 0 I(z') α NL I 2 (z'),
T(z)= ln[1+ q 0 (z)] q 0 (z) ,
Im χ (3) = 10 7 cλ n 2 96 π 2 α NL ,

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