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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2005
  • pp: 2257–2259

Four-wave mixing assisted stability enhancement: theory, experiment, and application

Xueming Liu, Xiaoqun Zhou, and Chao Lu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 17, pp. 2257-2259 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.002257


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Abstract

Stability enhancement on the basis of four-wave mixing (FWM) is proposed and proved for the first time to our knowledge. This technique is applied to dual-wavelength erbium-doped fiber lasers. Significant uniformity and stability of the novel fiber lasers are demonstrated experimentally.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing

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Xueming Liu, Xiaoqun Zhou, and Chao Lu, "Four-wave mixing assisted stability enhancement: theory, experiment, and application," Opt. Lett. 30, 2257-2259 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-17-2257


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