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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2006
  • pp: 2963–2965

Intensity noise reduction in a multiwavelength distributed Bragg reflector fiber laser

Shilpa Pradhan, Graham E. Town, Doug Wilson, and Ken J. Grant  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 20, pp. 2963-2965 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.002963


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Abstract

Noise reduction in a multiwavelength distributed Bragg reflector fiber laser was demonstrated. A 20 dB reduction of in-phase intensity noise was achieved by using negative feedback to modulate the drive current of the laser pump diode. Strategies for reducing antiphase noise components are discussed.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 31, 2006
Revised Manuscript: July 18, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 24, 2006
Published: September 25, 2006

Citation
Shilpa Pradhan, Graham E. Town, Doug Wilson, and Ken J. Grant, "Intensity noise reduction in a multiwavelength distributed Bragg reflector fiber laser," Opt. Lett. 31, 2963-2965 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-20-2963


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