A compact and simple subpicosecond 1330-nm figure-of-eight fiber laser employing stimulated Raman scattering in standard fiber is described. The laser could be easily translated to other spectral regions and used for a variety of applications.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
D. A. Chestnut and J. R. Taylor, "Fiber Raman figure-of-eight lasers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CMD4.