Park, Namkyoo and Dawson, Jay W. and Vahala, Kerry J. and Miller, Calvin (1991) All fiber, low threshold, widely tunable single-frequency, erbium-doped fiber ring laser with a tandem fiber Fabry–Perot filter. Applied Physics Letters, 59 (19). pp. 2369-2371. ISSN 0003-6951. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:PARapl91
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An all fiber, widely tunable, single-frequency, erbium-doped fiber ring laser was constructed with a threshold pump power as low as 10 mW. Tuning over more than 30 nm was obtained by applying 0 to 17 dc V to an intracavity fiber Fabry–Perot filter. Threshold pump power versus wavelength data showed low variation over the tuning range. Mode hopping suppression with a tandem fiber Fabry–Perot filter is proposed and demonstrated. Stable single-frequency operation was demonstrated with side mode suppression higher than 35 dB.
|Additional Information:||Copyright © 1991 American Institute of Physics. Received: 28 May 1991; accepted: 13 August 1991 This work was supported by the National Science Foundation and by a Richard P. Feynman Hughes Fellowship. The authors would like to thank BT&D for providing the erbium doped fiber used in this experiment.|
|Subject Keywords:||FIBER OPTICS; RING LASERS; ERBIUM ADDITIONS; OPTICAL FIBERS; TUNABLE LASERS; MONOCHROMATIC RADIATION; THRESHOLD ENERGY; MODE CONTROL|
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|Deposited By:||Lindsay Cleary|
|Deposited On:||16 Nov 2006|
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