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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2013
  • pp: 543–545

Brillouin lasing in integrated liquid-core optical fibers

K. Kieu, D. Churin, L. Schneebeli, R. A. Norwood, and N. Peyghambarian  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 4, pp. 543-545 (2013)

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We report Brillouin lasing in an integrated liquid-core optical fiber filled with neat CS2. This is the first observation of Brillouin lasing in an optical fiber filled with a liquid, to the best of our knowledge. The linewidth of the single frequency liquid-based Brillouin laser was estimated to be <1kHz by beating two similar but independent lasers against one another.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: July 2, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 29, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 11, 2013
Published: February 13, 2013

K. Kieu, D. Churin, L. Schneebeli, R. A. Norwood, and N. Peyghambarian, "Brillouin lasing in integrated liquid-core optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 38, 543-545 (2013)

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