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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 9 — May. 2, 2005
  • pp: 3371–3375

Regeneratively stabilized 4th order rational harmonic mode-locked erbium doped fiber laser operating at 40Gb/s

G. Zhu and N.K. Dutta  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 9, pp. 3371-3375 (2005)

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We report a long term stabilized 4th order rational harmonic mode-locked (RHML) erbium doped fiber laser operating at 40Gb/s. The cavity length drift induced laser instability is overcomed by constructing a modified regenerative type feedback loop to actively adjust the modulation frequency of the 10GHz driving signal. The 4th RHML fiber laser is tested to be highly stable against environmental perturbations.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: March 15, 2005
Revised Manuscript: April 15, 2005
Published: May 2, 2005

G. Zhu and N. K. Dutta, "Regeneratively stabilized 4th order rational harmonic mode-locked erbium doped fiber laser operating at 40Gb/s," Opt. Express 13, 3371-3375 (2005)

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