Single-mode tunable erbium:ytterbium fibre Fabry-Perot laser

Hsu, K., Miller, C.M., Kringlebotn, J.T., Townsend, J.E. and Payne, D.N. (1994) Single-mode tunable erbium:ytterbium fibre Fabry-Perot laser. Optics Letters, 19, (12), 886-888. (doi:10.1364/OL.19.000886).


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A compact tunable single-mode fiber laser is developed by using a novel combination of high-gain erbium: ytterbium (Er:Yb) phosphate fiber and fiber Fabry-Perot (FFP) cavity configurations. Experiments demonstrate the shortest Er:Yb phosphate FFP laser ever reported, which has a 100µm cavity length with a continuous wavelength tuning range over 4.52nm, as limited by the sharp fiber gain peak. In addition, an alternative 3-mirror laser design has also demonstrated single-mode lasing operation.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1364/OL.19.000886
ISSNs: 0146-9592 (print)
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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
ePrint ID: 78250
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:13

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