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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 1996
  • pp: 1144–1146

Longitudinal mode control in few-mode erbium-doped fiber lasers

Hyo Sang Kim, Seung Kwan Kim, and Byoung Yoon Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 15, pp. 1144-1146 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001144


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Abstract

We report an approach to the control of the longitudinal mode structure in erbium-doped fiber lasers that uses saturable absorbers and the spatial hole-burning effect in the laser cavity. Two- and three-mode fiber lasers are successfully demonstrated, and the laser output properties are compared with theoretical calculations.

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Original Manuscript: February 23, 1996
Published: August 1, 1996

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Hyo Sang Kim, Seung Kwan Kim, and Byoung Yoon Kim, "Longitudinal mode control in few-mode erbium-doped fiber lasers," Opt. Lett. 21, 1144-1146 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-15-1144


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