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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 7 — Apr. 2, 2007
  • pp: 3702–3707

Individual switching of multi-wavelength lasing outputs based on switchable FBG filters

Chang-Seok Kim, Young-Geun Han, Sang Bae Lee, Eun Joo Jung, Tae Ho Lee, Jae Suk Park, and Myung Yung Jeong  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 7, pp. 3702-3707 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.003702


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Abstract

We demonstrate an individually-switchable multi-wavelength fiber ring laser using semiconductor optical amplifier with novel switchable band-pass filters. The switchable band-pass filter is based on a fiber Sagnac loop interferometer incorporating both fiber Bragg gratings and polarization controller. The proposed multi-wavelength fiber ring laser shows a high output performance of independent switching at arbitrary lasing wavelength and high extinction ratio for wavelength-division multiplexing source.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(120.5790) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Sagnac effect

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: December 18, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 21, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 21, 2007
Published: April 2, 2007

Citation
Chang-Seok Kim, Young-Geun Han, Sang Bae Lee, Eun Joo Jung, Tae Ho Lee, Jae Suk Park, and Myung Yung Jeong, "Individual switching of multi-wavelength lasing outputs based on switchable FBG filters," Opt. Express 15, 3702-3707 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-7-3702


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