Multiwavelength erbium-doped fiber laser using two comb filters

Xinhuan Feng, Ping Kong Alexander Wai, Hwa Yaw Tam, Chao Lu, Bai Ou Guan

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Abstract

A novel multiwavelength erbium-doped fiber laser (EDFL) based on two comb filters is proposed and demonstrated. One comb filter is used to define the wavelength spacing, the other is used to induce wavelength dependent loss (WDL) effect to suppress the mode competition caused by homogeneous gain broadening of the erbium-doped fiber (EDF). As a result, triple-wavelength lasing operation with wavelength spacing of 0.8 nm has been achieved. The measured power fluctuation of each wavelength is less than 0.4 dB.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTechnical Digest - 15th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, OECC2010
Pages642-643
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 29 Nov 2010
Event15th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, OECC2010 - Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 5 Jul 20109 Jul 2010

Conference

Conference15th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, OECC2010
CountryJapan
CitySapporo
Period5/07/109/07/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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