Modeling of polarization effects in fiber lasers


Lin, J.T., Gambling, W.A. and Payne, D.N. (1989) Modeling of polarization effects in fiber lasers. At CLEO'89: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Baltimore, US, Apr 1989.

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Experimental investigation of various fiber lasers containing rare earth ions shows that the polarization effects with a Fabry-Perot cavity can be characterized by three basic factors: The fluorescence caused by spontaneous emission is depolarized independently of the polarization of the pump light. Two orthogonal phase independent polarization eigenmodes exist in the single-mode fiber laser cavity. The polarization state of the output from the fiber laser depends on the orientation of the pump light polarization, pump power level, and dopant characteristics. The evidence of polarization effects in a Nd3+ doped fiber laser can be clearly seen from Figs. 1 and 2 and Ref. 1.

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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 77520
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:57
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77520

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