A tunable erbium-doped fiber ring laser employing an all-polarization-maintaining fiber loop filter is proposed and demonstrated. The lasing frequencies can be selected by properly adjusting the polarization controller in the cavity.
© 2005 Chinese Optics Letters
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium
(140.3560) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ring
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
Xiaofeng Jin and Kejiang Zhou, "Tunable fiber ring laser employing a Sagnac interferometric filter," Chin. Opt. Lett. 3, 600-602 (2005)