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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 17 — Aug. 25, 2003
  • pp: 1995–2000

All-fibre photonic crystal distributed Bragg reflector (PC-DBR) fibre laser

J. Canning, N. Groothoff, E. Buckley, T. Ryan, K. Lyytikainen, and J. Digweed  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 17, pp. 1995-2000 (2003)

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We describe an Er3+-doped aluminosilicate core photonic crystal fibre laser incorporating distributed Bragg reflectors written by two-photon 193nm irradiation through an optical phase mask as the feedback elements. The laser is diode pumped at 980nm and evidence of dual linewidth laser operation close to threshold is observed. However, at higher pumping levels gain competition preferentially selects one laser line.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: June 25, 2003
Revised Manuscript: August 14, 2003
Published: August 25, 2003

J. Canning, N. Groothoff, E. Buckley, T. Ryan, K. Lyytikainen, and J. Digweed, "All-fibre photonic crystal distributed Bragg reflector (PC-DBR) fibre laser," Opt. Express 11, 1995-2000 (2003)

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