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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 19 — Sep. 23, 2013
  • pp: 22515–22522

Research on a novel composite structure Er3+-doped DBR fiber laser with a π-phase shifted FBG

Yanjie Zhao, Jun Chang, Qingpu Wang, Jiasheng Ni, Zhiqiang Song, Haifeng Qi, Chang Wang, Pengpeng Wang, Liang Gao, Zhihui Sun, Guangping Lv, Tongyu Liu, and Gangding Peng  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 19, pp. 22515-22522 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.022515


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Abstract

A simple composite cavity structure Er3+-doped fiber laser was proposed and demonstrated experimentally. The resonant cavity consists of a pair of uniform fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) and a π-phase shifted FBG. By introducing the π-phase shifted FBG into the cavity as the selective wavelength component, it can increase the effective length of the laser cavity and suppress the multi-longitudinal modes simultaneously. The narrow linewidth of 900Hz and low RIN of −95dB/Hz were obtained. And the lasing wavelength was rather stable with the pump power changing. The SMRS was more than 67dB. The results show that the proposed fiber laser has a good performance and considerable potential application for fiber sensor and optical communication.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3425) Lasers and laser optics : Laser stabilization

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 24, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 4, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 5, 2013
Published: September 17, 2013

Citation
Yanjie Zhao, Jun Chang, Qingpu Wang, Jiasheng Ni, Zhiqiang Song, Haifeng Qi, Chang Wang, Pengpeng Wang, Liang Gao, Zhihui Sun, Guangping Lv, Tongyu Liu, and Gangding Peng, "Research on a novel composite structure Er3+-doped DBR fiber laser with a π-phase shifted FBG," Opt. Express 21, 22515-22522 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-19-22515


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