Single polarisation operation of a fibre ring laser was realised by employing an intra-cavity 9.3°-tilted fibre Bragg grating as an in-fibre polariser. The laser showed a polarisation-extinction-ratio of ~ 31dB with a good stability.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings
P. Saffari, C. Mou, L. Zhang, and I. Bennion, "Single Polarisation Output of Erbium-Doped Fibre Ring Laser Utilising a Small Tilted Fibre Grating Structure," in Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JThA41.
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