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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1542–1544

Internal modulation of a random fiber laser

M. Bravo, M. Fernandez-Vallejo, and M. Lopez-Amo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 9, pp. 1542-1544 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001542


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Abstract

A characterization of a modulated random mirror laser has been experimentally carried out. Unlike conventional internally modulated fiber lasers, no distortion of the modulating frequency or self-mode-locking effects were measured. The behavior of the laser using pulsed and analog modulation up to 12 GHz is shown.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: February 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 28, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 2, 2013
Published: April 29, 2013

Citation
M. Bravo, M. Fernandez-Vallejo, and M. Lopez-Amo, "Internal modulation of a random fiber laser," Opt. Lett. 38, 1542-1544 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-9-1542


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