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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 1 — Jan. 7, 2008
  • pp: 207–212

Resonantly pumped high power flat L-band erbium-doped superfluorescent fiber source

Sheng-Ping Chen, Ze-Jin Liu, Yi-Gang Li, Ke-Cheng Lu, and Shou-Huan Zhou  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 207-212 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.000207


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Abstract

An all-single-mode-fiber L-band super-fluorescent fiber source (SFS) with 1 W output power, 34.3 nm bandwidth (FWHM) and 54% optical conversion efficiency is constructed by seeding a high power erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) with a low power L-band ASE seed source to avoid parasitic lasing. The source is resonantly pumped by a high power C-band SFS peaked at 1545 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2380) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sources and detectors
(140.4480) Lasers and laser optics : Optical amplifiers
(140.6630) Lasers and laser optics : Superradiance, superfluorescence

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: November 1, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 8, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 9, 2007
Published: January 2, 2008

Citation
Sheng-Ping Chen, Ze-Jin Liu, Yi-Gang Li, Ke-Cheng Lu, and Shou-Huan Zhou, "Resonantly pumped high power flat L-band erbium-doped superfluorescent fiber source," Opt. Express 16, 207-212 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-1-207


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