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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1–3

Tunable fiber ring laser with an intracavity high resolution filter employing two-dimensional dispersion and LCoS modulator

David Sinefeld and Dan M. Marom  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 1, pp. 1-3 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.000001


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Abstract

We demonstrate a tunable fiber ring laser employing a two-dimensional dispersion arrangement filter, with the lasing determined by a liquid crystal on silicon (LCoS) spatial light modulator. Lasing wavelengths can be tuned discontinuously across the communication C-band at an addressable resolution of less than 200 MHz. We introduce full characterization of the laser output including phase and amplitude stability and short and long-term bandwidth measurements.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: September 15, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 10, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: November 10, 2011
Published: December 16, 2011

Citation
David Sinefeld and Dan M. Marom, "Tunable fiber ring laser with an intracavity high resolution filter employing two-dimensional dispersion and LCoS modulator," Opt. Lett. 37, 1-3 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-1-1


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