Fiber components and lasers


Payne, D.N. (1994) Fiber components and lasers. In, OFC 94, optical fiber communication: summaries of papers presented at the Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, February 20-25, 1994, San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, California. Washington, US, Optical Society of America, 21. (Technical digest series, 4).

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Fiber components have now reached a maturity where they can be assembled into complex fiber circuits capable of functions such as soliton generation, optical demultiplexing, and logic. Tunable fiber lasers now cover the wavelength range from 400nm to 3.4µm, virtually continuously, with diode-pumped output powers up to 5W. New components, for example, photorefractive fiber gratings, have had a major impact on the development of quiet fiber lasers with linewidths as low as a few kiloHertz and suggest the possibility of fiber DFB lasers. The rapid progress of these and other fiber components is reviewed.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 0780318757
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Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 77090
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:56
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77090

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