Experimental demonstration of mode structure in ultralong Raman fiber lasers

Babin, S.A., Karalekas, V., Harper, P., Podivilov, E.V., Mezentsev, V.K., Ania-Castañón, J.D. and Turitsyn, S.K. (2007). Experimental demonstration of mode structure in ultralong Raman fiber lasers. Optics Letters, 32 (9), pp. 1135-1137.

Abstract

We present the first experimental demonstration of a resolvable mode structure with spacing c/2nL in the RF spectra of ultralong Raman fiber lasers. The longest ever demonstrated laser cavity (L=84km), RF peaks of ∼100 Hz width and spacing ∼1 kHz have been observed at low intracavity powers. The width of the peaks increases linearly with growing intracavity power and is almost independent of fiber length. © 2007 Optical Society of America.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.001135
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
Additional Information: © 2007 Optical Society of America
Uncontrolled Keywords: Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
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Published Date: 2007-05
Authors: Babin, S.A.
Karalekas, V.
Harper, P. ( 0000-0002-9495-9911)
Podivilov, E.V.
Mezentsev, V.K. ( 0000-0002-8415-1767)
Ania-Castañón, J.D.
Turitsyn, S.K. ( 0000-0003-0101-3834)

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