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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 9 — Apr. 27, 2009
  • pp: 7694–7701

Self-organization of arrays of two mutually-injected fiber lasers: theoretical investigation

Jianqiu Cao, Qisheng Lu, Jing Hou, and Xiaojun Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 9, pp. 7694-7701 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.007694


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Abstract

The array of two mutually-injected fiber lasers is theoretically studied. It is found that the self-organization mechanism of this array is virtually the longitudinal-mode competition in the compound laser cavity. Two phase-locked states of this array are predicted. The performance of this array is also investigated, and the theoretical result agrees well with the experimental observation. Based on the theoretical analysis, some advices for building this array are also given.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3290) Lasers and laser optics : Laser arrays
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 5, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 9, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 13, 2009
Published: April 24, 2009

Citation
Jianqiu Cao, Qisheng Lu, Jing Hou, and Xiaojun Xu, "Self-organization of arrays of two mutually-injected fiber lasers: theoretical investigation," Opt. Express 17, 7694-7701 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-9-7694


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