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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 14 — Jul. 14, 2003
  • pp: 1689–1694

Linear cavity erbium-doped fiber laser with over 100 nm tuning range

Xinyong Dong, Nam Quoc Ngo, Ping Shum, Hwa-Yaw Tam, and Xiaoyi Dong  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 14, pp. 1689-1694 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.11.001689


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Abstract

We report a widely tunable single-frequency linear-cavity erbium-doped fiber laser covering both the conventional wavelength band (C-band) and the long wavelength band (L-band). The laser has low threshold, high slope efficiency and high signal-to-noise radio. A large tuning range of over 100 nm is realized by optimization of the active fiber length.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable

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History
Original Manuscript: June 2, 2003
Revised Manuscript: July 4, 2003
Published: July 14, 2003

Citation
Xinyong Dong, Nam Ngo, Ping Shum, Hwa-Yaw Tam, and Xiaoyi Dong, "Linear cavity erbium-doped fiber laser with over 100 nm tuning range," Opt. Express 11, 1689-1694 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-11-14-1689


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