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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 21 — Oct. 17, 2007
  • pp: 13844–13848

Stabilized dual-wavelength erbium-doped dual-ring fiber laser

Chien-Hung Yeh, Fu-Yuan Shih, Chang-Tai Chen, Chien-Nan Lee, and Sien Chi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 21, pp. 13844-13848 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.013844


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Abstract

A stable dual-wavelength erbium-doped fiber (EDF) compound ring laser using a double-ring filter (DRF) is proposed and demonstrated experimentally. By using a ring filter incorporated within the ring cavity, the fiber laser can lase two wavelengths simultaneously. The dual-wavelength output exhibits a good performance having the optical side-mode suppression ratios (SMSRs) of 45.3 and 46.3 dB and output powers of -8.1 and -7.1 dBm, respectively. In addition, the optical output stabilities of the ring laser have been also discussed.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.4480) Lasers and laser optics : Optical amplifiers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 2, 2007
Revised Manuscript: September 19, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 19, 2007
Published: October 5, 2007

Citation
Chien-Hung Yeh, Fu-Yuan Shih, Chang-Tai Chen, Chien-Nan Lee, and Sien Chi, "Stabilized dual-wavelength erbium-doped dual-ring fiber laser," Opt. Express 15, 13844-13848 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-21-13844


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