We report a tunable multiwavelength erbium-doped fiber laser incorporating dispersion-shifted fiber and digital micromirror device. The flexible allocation of wavelengths is achieved by controlling micromirrors. Up to 13 channels with 0.8 nm spacing are generated.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
B. Yu, W. Shin, T. J. Eom, Y. L. Lee, J. Lee, and D. Ko, "Flexibly Tunable Multiwavelength Erbium-Doped Fiber Laser Using Dispersion-Shifted Fiber and Digital Micromirror Device," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JWA21.
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