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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2013
  • pp: 16290–16295

Tm-Ho co-doped all-fiber brand-range self-sweeping laser around 1.9 μm

Xiong Wang, Pu Zhou, Xiaolin Wang, Hu Xiao, and Lei Si  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 16290-16295 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.016290


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Abstract

We present a brand-range self-sweeping Tm-Ho co-doped fiber laser experimentally. The laser’s center wavelength sweeps periodically around 1.9 μm with self-sweeping range of 4 nm ~17 nm, and the sweep rate can be changed in the range of 0.4 nm/s ~1.5 nm/s. The sweep range increases and the sweep rate declines when the pump power rises.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3070) Lasers and laser optics : Infrared and far-infrared lasers
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 14, 2013
Revised Manuscript: June 8, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 12, 2013
Published: July 1, 2013

Citation
Xiong Wang, Pu Zhou, Xiaolin Wang, Hu Xiao, and Lei Si, "Tm-Ho co-doped all-fiber brand-range self-sweeping laser around 1.9 μm," Opt. Express 21, 16290-16295 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-14-16290


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