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Chinese Optics Letters

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  • Editor: Zhizhan Xu
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2014
  • pp: 021403–

Ring microfiber coupler erbium-doped fiber laser analysis

Azlan Sulaiman, Sulaiman Wadi Harun, and Harith Ahmad  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 021403- (2014)


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Abstract

A non-adiabatic microfiber coupler is fabricated by flame brushing technique and then theoretically and experimentally analyzed. The effective length of the microfiber coupler is determined by simulation, and a low-noise laser is demonstrated using various lengths of erbium-doped fiber (EDF) when incorporated in a laser setup. At 18.6-mW input pump power, the maximum output power of 20 \mu W and the lowest lasing threshold of 3.8 mW are obtained with a 90-cm-long EDF.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Citation
Azlan Sulaiman, Sulaiman Wadi Harun, and Harith Ahmad, "Ring microfiber coupler erbium-doped fiber laser analysis," Chin. Opt. Lett. 12, 021403- (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-12-2-021403


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