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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 1 — Jan. 10, 2005
  • pp: 142–147

Stable and uniform dual-wavelength erbium-doped fiber laser based on fiber Bragg gratings and photonic crystal fiber

Xueming Liu, Xiufeng Yang, Fuyun Lu, Junhong Ng, Xiaoqun Zhou, and Chao Lu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 142-147 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.000142


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Abstract

Based on fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) and high nonlinear photonic crystal fiber (HN-PCF), a novel dual-wavelength erbium-doped fiber (EDF) laser is proposed and demonstrated. Experimental results show that, owing to the contributions of two degenerate four-wave mixings in the HN-PCF, the proposed fiber laser is quite stable and two output signals are uniform at room temperature. With adjustment of the attenuator, our fiber laser can selectively realize one wavelength lasing.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

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History
Original Manuscript: December 3, 2004
Revised Manuscript: December 22, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: December 22, 2004
Published: January 10, 2005

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Xueming Liu, Xiufeng Yang, Fuyun Lu, Junhong Ng, Xiaoqun Zhou, and Chao Lu, "Stable and uniform dual-wavelength erbium-doped fiber laser based on fiber Bragg gratings and photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Express 13, 142-147 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-1-142


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