We present experimental demonstration of a 200-km-long, dual-wavelength Raman laser utilizing two slightly different-wavelength fiber Bragg gratings, one on each side of the fiber span. The obtained results clearly prove the generation of two independent Raman lasers with a distributed “random” Rayleigh scattering mirror forming a cavity together with each of the individual fiber Bragg grating reflectors.
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Fiber Optics and Optical Communications
Original Manuscript: December 24, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: January 26, 2010
Published: March 31, 2010
A. E. El-Taher, M. Alcon-Camas, S. A. Babin, P. Harper, J. D. Ania-Castañón, and S. K. Turitsyn, "Dual-wavelength, ultralong Raman laser with Rayleigh-scattering feedback," Opt. Lett. 35, 1100-1102 (2010)