Discretely tunable single-mode Erbium-doped fiber ring laser is fabricated with tuning range over 70 nm in C- and L-band utilizing a Fabry-Perot etalon and a saturable absorber. This matches to ITU-T 25-GHz frequency grid at 361 channels with excellent flatness.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
H. Ryu, W. Lee, S. K. Kim, H. S. Moon, H. S. Suh, and D. Lee, " Tunable Single-Frequency Erbium-Doped Fiber Ring Laser with 25 GHz Channel Spacing Based on the ITU-T Grid," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper OME13.