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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2012
  • pp: 3786–3788

Tunable hybrid Brillouin-erbium comb fiber laser in a composite cavity with a single-mode tellurite fiber

Weiqing Gao, Meisong Liao, Tonglei Cheng, Takenobu Suzuki, and Yasutake Ohishi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 18, pp. 3786-3788 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.003786


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Abstract

We demonstrate a hybrid Brillouin-erbium fiber laser in a composite cavity with a single-mode tellurite fiber. Only a 200 m long tellurite fiber is used in the cavity due to the high effective nonlinearity. The double pass of the tellurite fiber in the linear part is advantageous for improving the Brillouin gain and increasing the comb lines. With a tunable filter, more than 70 comb lines spaced by 7.888 GHz are obtained at 1565 nm. The line number is kept around 60 in the tunable range of 30 nm from 1535 to 1565 nm. Compared with silica fibers, the tellurite fiber can generate a larger number of Brillouin lines in a wider tunable range.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: July 12, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 3, 2012
Published: September 6, 2012

Citation
Weiqing Gao, Meisong Liao, Tonglei Cheng, Takenobu Suzuki, and Yasutake Ohishi, "Tunable hybrid Brillouin-erbium comb fiber laser in a composite cavity with a single-mode tellurite fiber," Opt. Lett. 37, 3786-3788 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-18-3786


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