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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2005
  • pp: 952–954

Inhomogeneous loss mechanism in multiwavelength fiber Raman ring lasers

Qing Wang, Yan Wang, Wei Zhang, Xue Feng, Xiaoming Liu, and Bingkun Zhou  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 9, pp. 952-954 (2005)

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As one of the mechanisms for stable multiwavelength oscillation in a fiber Raman ring laser, an inhomogeneous loss induced by intraline four-wave mixing in a fiber Raman laser is physically explained and experimentally validated by comparison of laser peak gain and power gain as well as the gain spectra at several pump levels.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3430) Lasers and laser optics : Laser theory
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing

Qing Wang, Yan Wang, Wei Zhang, Xue Feng, Xiaoming Liu, and Bingkun Zhou, "Inhomogeneous loss mechanism in multiwavelength fiber Raman ring lasers," Opt. Lett. 30, 952-954 (2005)

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