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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2006
  • pp: 4037–4042

Single-frequency Brillouin lasing using single-mode As2Se3 chalcogenide fiber

Kazi S. Abedin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 9, pp. 4037-4042 (2006)

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Brillouin lasing in a single-longitudinal mode at 1.55 μm is demonstrated using As2Se3 single-mode fiber for the first time. The As2Se3 fiber provides sufficient Brillouin gain for the Stokes wave to initiate single frequency oscillation in a 2-m long fiber Fabry-Perot cavity with a non-resonant pump power of 56 mW. For a pump power of 78 mw, 12 mW of Stokes power was obtained, which corresponded a conversion efficiency of 15%.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: February 17, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 10, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 17, 2006
Published: May 1, 2006

Kazi S. Abedin, "Single-frequency Brillouin lasing using single-mode As2Se3 chalcogenide fiber," Opt. Express 14, 4037-4042 (2006)

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