A switchable multiwavelength erbium-doped fiber laser with a multimode FBG and highly nonlinear PCF is demonstrated. Stable five-wavelength operation with 0.8 nm spacing was achieved. Switching between stable one- to four-wavelength operations is also demonstrated.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
X. Feng, H. Tam, and P. K. Wai, "Switchable Multiwavelength Erbium-Doped Fiber Laser Using a Multimode Fiber Bragg Grating and Photonic Crystal 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 JThC47.
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