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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2012
  • pp: 4014–4016

Multicore fiber distributed feedback lasers

P. S. Westbrook, K. S. Abedin, T. F. Taunay, T. Kremp, J. Porque, E. Monberg, and M. Fishteyn  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 19, pp. 4014-4016 (2012)

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We demonstrate parallel fabrication of seven fiber distributed feedback (DFB) lasers in a hexagonally arrayed multicore core Er doped fiber with 40 μm core spacing. DFB grating cavities 8 cm long and operating near 1545 nm were fabricated with a single UV inscription exposure. We observed dual polarization, single longitudinal mode operation with a linewidth below 300 kHz for each laser.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: July 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 25, 2012
Published: September 20, 2012

P. S. Westbrook, K. S. Abedin, T. F. Taunay, T. Kremp, J. Porque, E. Monberg, and M. Fishteyn, "Multicore fiber distributed feedback lasers," Opt. Lett. 37, 4014-4016 (2012)

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