We report a simple all-fiber sliding-frequency soliton laser incorporating a recently developed low-insertion-loss acousto-optic fiber frequency shifter. The frequency shifter simultaneously provides the spectral filtering and polarizing properties required for pulsed operation to be obtained.
© 1995 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: July 6, 1995
Published: December 1, 1995
D. O. Culverhouse, D. J. Richardson, T. A. Birks, and P. St. J. Russell, "All-fiber sliding-frequency Er3+/Yb3+ soliton laser," Opt. Lett. 20, 2381-2383 (1995)