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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 8 — Apr. 16, 2007
  • pp: 4671–4676

Explicit solution for Raman fiber laser using Lambert W function

Chaohong Huang, Zhiping Cai, Chenchun Ye, and Huiying Xu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 8, pp. 4671-4676 (2007)

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In this paper, an approximate explicit solution for the first-order Raman fiber laser is obtained by using Lambert W function. Good agreement between the explicit solution and numerical simulation is demonstrated. Furthermore, the optimal design of Raman fiber laser is discussed using the proposed solution. The optimal values of fiber length, reflectivity of output fiber Bragg grating and power transfer efficiency are obtained under different pump power. There exists a certain tolerance of the optimal parameters, in which the output power decreases only slightly. The optimal fiber length and reflectivity of output FBG decrease with increasing pump power.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: November 14, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 13, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 14, 2007
Published: April 3, 2007

Chaohong Huang, Zhiping Cai, Chenchun Ye, and Huiying Xu, "Explicit solution for Raman fiber laser using Lambert W function," Opt. Express 15, 4671-4676 (2007)

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