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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2013
  • pp: 16466–16472

Narrow-band generation in random distributed feedback fiber laser

Srikanth Sugavanam, Nikita Tarasov, Xuewen Shu, and Dmitry V. Churkin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 16466-16472 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.016466


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Abstract

Narrow-band emission of spectral width down to ~0.05 nm line-width is achieved in the random distributed feedback fiber laser employing narrow-band fiber Bragg grating or fiber Fabry-Perot interferometer filters. The observed line-width is ~10 times less than line-width of other demonstrated up to date random distributed feedback fiber lasers. The random DFB laser with Fabry-Perot interferometer filter provides simultaneously multi-wavelength and narrow-band (within each line) generation with possibility of further wavelength tuning.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(290.5870) Scattering : Scattering, Rayleigh
(290.5910) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Raman

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 18, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 14, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 16, 2013
Published: July 2, 2013

Citation
Srikanth Sugavanam, Nikita Tarasov, Xuewen Shu, and Dmitry V. Churkin, "Narrow-band generation in random distributed feedback fiber laser," Opt. Express 21, 16466-16472 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-14-16466


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