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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2003
  • pp: 1200–1202

Self-organization in a multicore fiber laser array

E. J. Bochove, P. K. Cheo, and G. G. King  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 14, pp. 1200-1202 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.001200


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Abstract

We explain an observed spontaneous transition to the high-brightness, in-phase array state of a seven-core ytterbium-doped fiber laser array [IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 13, 439 (2001)]. The responsible mechanism is nonlinear refraction, and either in-phase or antiphase array modes can be selected by control of pump intensity. The phenomenon appears to be robust and scalable.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(140.3290) Lasers and laser optics : Laser arrays
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4480) Lasers and laser optics : Optical amplifiers
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect

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E. J. Bochove, P. K. Cheo, and G. G. King, "Self-organization in a multicore fiber laser array," Opt. Lett. 28, 1200-1202 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-14-1200


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