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Multiple wavelength operation of an erbium-doped fiber laser

Park, Namkyoo and Dawson, Jay W. and Vahala, Kerry J. (1992) Multiple wavelength operation of an erbium-doped fiber laser. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 4 (6). pp. 540-541. ISSN 1041-1135. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:PARieeeptl92

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Abstract

Wavelength-locked, six-channel, colasing operation using a single gain medium is reported for the first time. The system is an all-fiber, erbium-amplifier-based design that uses a grating wavelength division multiplexer with a fixed channel spacing of 4.8 nm for frequency selection. The authors investigate two possible configurations for the laser cavity.


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Additional Information:© Copyright 1992 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Manuscript received February 18, 1992; revised March 16, 1992. The authors would like to thank the Northrop Corporation for their support of this work and Dr. W. Masenten for many helpful discussions.
Subject Keywords:diffraction gratings, erbium, fiber lasers, frequency division multiplexing, laser cavity resonators, laser frequency stability, laser tuning
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:PARieeeptl92
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:PARieeeptl92
Alternative URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/68.141960
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