TITLE

A 1.55-μm semiconductor-optical fiber ring laser

AUTHOR(S)
Jopson, R. M.; Eisenstein, G.; Whalen, M. S.; Hall, K. L.; Koren, U.; Simpson, J. R.
PUB. DATE
January 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/20/1986, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p204
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We demonstrate the first semiconductor-optical fiber ring laser. The laser uses an InGaAsP traveling wave optical amplifier as the gain medium and a 1-m length of highly birefringent fiber as the feedback loop. Output coupling is provided by a fiber directional coupler. The highly birefringent fiber is used as an intracavity wavelength filter, enabling single-frequency oscillation with a narrow linewidth at a wavelength near 1.55 μm.
ACCESSION #
9818920

 

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