We demonstrate a compact, self-contained continuous-wave supercontinuum laser based on the addition of a highly-nonlinear fiber inside the Er/Yb-codoped fiber ring-resonator clad-pumped by low-cost, multi-mode 975nm LDs. A supercontinuum of a 470nm bandwidth is achieved.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
J. H. Lee, Y. Han, S. B. Lee, and K. Kikuchi, "Continuous-Wave Supercontinuum Generation from a Simple Ring Cavity Laser Composed of Double Clad Er/Yb Codoped Fiber and Highly Nonlinear Optical Fiber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CMGG4.
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