Ultralong Raman Fiber Lasers as Virtually Lossless Optical Media


By transforming the optical fiber span into an ultralong cavity laser, we experimentally demonstrate quasilossless transmission over long (up to 75 km) distances and virtually zero signal power variation over shorter (up to 20 km) spans, opening the way for the practical implementation of integrable nonlinear systems in optical fiber. As a by-product of our technique, the longest ever laser (to the best of our knowledge) has been implemented, with a cavity length of 75 km. A simple theory of the lossless fiber span, in excellent agreement with the observed results, is presented.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.023902
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
Additional Information: ©2006 American Physical Society
Publication ISSN: 1079-7114
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Published Date: 2006-01-18
Authors: Ania-castañón, Juan Diego
Ellingham, Tim J.
Ibbotson, R.
Chen, X.
Zhang, L. (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-1691-5577)
Turitsyn, Sergei K. (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-0101-3834)



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