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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 3 — Feb. 10, 2014
  • pp: 2839–2844

Multiwavelength generation in a random distributed feedback fiber laser using an all fiber Lyot filter

S. Sugavanam, Z. Yan, V. Kamynin, A. S. Kurkov, L. Zhang, and D. V. Churkin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 2839-2844 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.002839


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Abstract

Multiwavelength lasing in the random distributed feedback fiber laser is demonstrated by employing an all fiber Lyot filter. Stable multiwavelength generation is obtained, with each line exhibiting sub-nanometer line-widths. A flat power distribution over multiple lines is obtained, which indicates that the power between lines is redistributed in nonlinear mixing processes. The multiwavelength generation is observed both in first and second Stokes waves.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(290.5870) Scattering : Scattering, Rayleigh
(290.5910) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Raman

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 8, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 13, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 2, 2014
Published: January 31, 2014

Citation
S. Sugavanam, Z. Yan, V. Kamynin, A. S. Kurkov, L. Zhang, and D. V. Churkin, "Multiwavelength generation in a random distributed feedback fiber laser using an all fiber Lyot filter," Opt. Express 22, 2839-2844 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-3-2839


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