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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2004
  • pp: 1677–1679

Electro-optic wavelength-tunable fiber ring laser based on cascaded composite Sagnac loop filters

Chang-Seok Kim, Fatima N. Farokhrooz, and Jin U. Kang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 14, pp. 1677-1679 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.001677


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Abstract

A continuous wavelength-swept fiber ring laser with a lithium niobate waveguide electro-optic polarization controller in an intracavity fiber Sagnac loop is experimentally demonstrated. Composite fiber Sagnac loop filters are cascaded to demonstrate discrete wavelength switching of a single-wavelength fiber ring laser. Stable single-longitudinal-mode operation is achieved by use of a Sagnac loop saturable-absorber filter.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices

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Chang-Seok Kim, Fatima N. Farokhrooz, and Jin U. Kang, "Electro-optic wavelength-tunable fiber ring laser based on cascaded composite Sagnac loop filters," Opt. Lett. 29, 1677-1679 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-14-1677


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