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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2013
  • pp: 4739–4742

All-fiber, ultra-wideband tunable laser at 2 μm

Z. Li, S. U. Alam, Y. Jung, A. M. Heidt, and D. J. Richardson  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 22, pp. 4739-4742 (2013)

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We report a direct diode-pumped all-fiber tunable laser source at 2 μm with a tuning range of more than 250 nm. A 3 dB power flatness of 200 nm with a maximum output power of 30 mW at 1930 nm was achieved. The laser has a high optical signal-to-noise ratio (OSNR) of more than 40 dB across the whole tuning range.

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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

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: July 23, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 10, 2013
Published: November 12, 2013

Z. Li, S. U. Alam, Y. Jung, A. M. Heidt, and D. J. Richardson, "All-fiber, ultra-wideband tunable laser at 2 μm," Opt. Lett. 38, 4739-4742 (2013)

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