Dawson, Jay W. and Park, Namkyoo and Vahala, Kerry J. (1992) Co-lasing in an electrically tunable erbium-doped fiber laser. Applied Physics Letters, 60 (25). pp. 3090-3092. ISSN 0003-6951. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120315-132215059
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We demonstrate simultaneous wavelength operation (co-lasing) of an erbium-doped fiber ring laser with independent tunability of each wavelength over 35 nm between 1528 and 1563 nm. We study two different configurations and also investigate use of aluminum versus germanium codoped gain modules in the ring. We find that the aluminum codoped gain module has superior tunability.
|Additional Information:||© 1992 American Institute of Physics. Received 16 January 1992; accepted 20 April 1992. Published without author corrections. The authors would like to thank the Northrop Corporation for their support of this work.|
|Subject Keywords:||SOLID STATE LASERS, ERBIUM IONS, TUNABLE LASERS, RING LASERS, TUNING, ELECTRO−OPTICAL EFFECTS, FIBER OPTICS, OPTICAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS|
|Classification Code:||PACS: 42.55.Wd; 42.79.Sz; 42.60.Fc|
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|Deposited By:||Tony Diaz|
|Deposited On:||20 Mar 2012 21:57|
|Last Modified:||26 Dec 2012 14:57|
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