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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 8 — Apr. 18, 2005
  • pp: 2924–2930

Distributed feedback photonic crystal fibre (DFB-PCF) laser

Nathaniel Groothoff, John Canning, Tom Ryan, Katja Lyytikainen, and Hugh Inglis  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 8, pp. 2924-2930 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.002924


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Abstract

A distributed feedback laser is fabricated in Er3+-doped photonic crystal fibre. Preferential single-mode lasing is obtained with no special consideration of polarisation issues. The results demonstrate practical implementation of a multi-photon writing process for complex structures in these optical fibres. No hydrogen loading and no germanium are involved.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.5080) Diffraction and gratings : Phase shift
(140.5680) Lasers and laser optics : Rare earth and transition metal solid-state lasers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: March 8, 2005
Revised Manuscript: March 30, 2005
Published: April 18, 2005

Citation
Nathaniel Groothoff, John Canning, Tom Ryan, Katja Lyytikainen, and Hugh Inglis, "Distributed feedback photonic crystal fibre (DFB-PCF) laser," Opt. Express 13, 2924-2930 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-8-2924


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