We present a method to tune the emission wavelength of pulsed fiber lasers using stepchirped fiber Bragg grating arrays as filters. First experimental results demonstrate excellent spectral characteristics and a tuning range of 18 nm.
© 2014 OSA
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber
T. Tiess, M. L. Jaeger, M. W. Rothhardt, C. Chojetzki, and H. Bartelt, "Wavelength tunable Yb3+-doped fiber laser based on an all-fiber geometry with fiber Bragg grating arrays," in Advanced Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper SoW3B.3.
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