We have observed saturated-absorption spectra of acetylene gas inside a photonic bandgap fiber. Significant signal sizes observed at low pump powers (< 20 mW) indicate the utility of this technology for portable optical frequency references.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6460) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, saturation
M. Faheem, R. Thapa, and K. L. Corwin, "Spectral Hole Burning of Acetylene Gas inside a Photonic Bandgap Optical Fiber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CWJ6.
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