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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 18 — Aug. 30, 2010
  • pp: 19407–19412

Small-signal analysis of bidirectional operating characteristics in a Raman ring laser with external optical injections

Zhang Luo, Xiaodong Yuan, Weimin Ye, Chun Zeng, and Jiarong Ji  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 18, pp. 19407-19412 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.019407


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Abstract

Employing the small-signal analysis, we study the bidirectional operating characteristics in a Raman ring laser. Bidirectional operation is found not stable in a silicon ring because of the existence of two-photon absorption. Using polar crystals which have different forward and backward Raman gain or introducing external optical injections helps to establish stable bidirectional operation in a Raman ring laser.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3560) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ring
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(290.5860) Scattering : Scattering, Raman

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 13, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 20, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 23, 2010
Published: August 27, 2010

Citation
Zhang Luo, Xiaodong Yuan, Weimin Ye, Chun Zeng, and Jiarong Ji, "Small-signal analysis of bidirectional operating characteristics in a Raman ring laser with external optical injections," Opt. Express 18, 19407-19412 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-18-19407


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