Park, Namkyoo and Dawson, Jay W. and Vahala, Kerry J. (1992) Linewidth and frequency jitter measurement of an erbium-doped fiber ring laser by using a loss-compensated, delayed self-heterodyne interferometer. Optics Letters, 17 (18). pp. 1274-1276. ISSN 0146-9592 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:PARol92
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The single-mode line width of erbium-doped, single-frequency, fiber ring laser has been measured by using a newly developed loss-compensated delayed self-heterodyne interferometer that has a resolution of less than 600 Hz. The natural linewidth is determined to have an upper bound of less than 2 kHz. In addition, frequency jitter was found to be dominant over the natural linewidth, yielding an effective linewidth of approximately 4 kHz.
|Additional Information:||© 1992 Optical Society of America. Received May 15, 1992. The authors thank the Northrop Corporation for their support of this research and Ortel Corporation for providing the fast photodiode.|
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