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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 1997
  • pp: 1409–1411

Low-threshold 115-GHz continuous-wave modulational-instability erbium-doped fiber laser

Eiji Yoshida and Masataka Nakazawa  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 22, Issue 18, pp. 1409-1411 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.22.001409


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Abstract

A pulse train with a repetition rate of 115GHz was obtained at 1.55 µm from a continuous-wave modulational-instability erbium-doped fiber laser. This laser has a Fabry–Perot filter whose free spectral range is set at 115GHz, corresponding to the modulational-instability gain peak. This filter enables us to initiate modulational instability easily with a low threshold and produce a stable, continuous-wave pulse train. The stability of the pulse train is greatly improved by suppression of supermode noise with a combination of self-phase modulation and a narrow-band optical filter.

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Eiji Yoshida and Masataka Nakazawa, "Low-threshold 115-GHz continuous-wave modulational-instability erbium-doped fiber laser," Opt. Lett. 22, 1409-1411 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-22-18-1409


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