Single polarization, dual wavelength fiber laser based on a 3-stage all fiber lyot filter

Yan, Zhijun, Mou, Chengbo, Zhang, Zuxing, Wang, Xiangchuan, Li, Jianfeng, Zhou, Kaiming and Zhang, Lin (2014). Single polarization, dual wavelength fiber laser based on a 3-stage all fiber lyot filter. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 26 (11), pp. 1085-1088.

Abstract

We have demonstrated a switchable dual wavelength fiber ring laser with a high degree of polarization output by using an intracavity 3-stage all fiber Lyot filter. The filter is formed by concatenating four 45° tilted fiber gratings separated by polarization maintaining fibers with a length ratio of 1:2:4 (20, 40, and 80 cm), giving a compact integrated configuration with reduced bandwidth. Switchable dual wavelength or single wavelength output at 1533.5 and 1563.3 nm has been achieved. The output lasing is considerably stable owing to the in-phase mode-selecting function of the multistage Lyot filter, and has a very high degree of polarization higher than 99.9%.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/LPT.2014.2314865
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
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Uncontrolled Keywords: fiber ring laser,Lyot-filter,tilted fiber grating,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Published Date: 2014-06-01
Authors: Yan, Zhijun
Mou, Chengbo ( 0000-0001-6107-3439)
Zhang, Zuxing
Wang, Xiangchuan
Li, Jianfeng
Zhou, Kaiming ( 0000-0002-6011-1912)
Zhang, Lin ( 0000-0002-1691-5577)

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