Multi-wavelength Brillouin fiber laser using dual-cavity configuration

Parvizi, R. and Ali, N.M. and Harun, Sulaiman Wadi and Moghavvemi, Mahmoud and Arof, Hamzah and Ahmad, Harith (2011) Multi-wavelength Brillouin fiber laser using dual-cavity configuration. Laser Physics, 21 (1). pp. 205-209. ISSN 1054-660X

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Abstract

A simple technique for achieving multi-wavelength tunable multi-wavelength Brillouin fiber laser (BFL) based on dual-pass configuration is demonstrated. The BFL uses a piece of 10 km long non-zero dispersion shifted fiber (NZ-DSF) as a Brillouin gain medium to obtain odd-order Brillouin Stokes waves as an output with the line spacing of 0.16 nm (20 GHz) between each two consecutive waves by employing even-order Brillouin Stokes to improve output performance of the laser. With a BP of 15.3 dBm, at least 15 odd-order Brillouin Stokes and anti-Stokes lines are generated. The laser is room temperature stable, tunable over 50 nm wavelength range and has an optical signal to noise ratio of more than 30 dB at 1560 nm region. This Brillouin fiber laser can operate at any wavelength depending on the Brillouin pump (BP) wavelength used

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anti-Stokes; Brillouin fiber laser; Brillouin gain; Brillouin pump; Brillouin Stokes; Cavity configuration; Line spacing; Multiwavelength; Non-zero dispersion shifted fiber; Optical signal to noise ratio; Output performance; Room temperature; Wavelength ranges; Fibers; Optical communication; Pumping (laser); Signal to noise ratio; Wavelength; Fiber lasers
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Ms. Norhamizah Tamizi
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2014 04:12
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2019 05:00
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/9650

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