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C-band amplification through fibre ring laser in generating multi wavelength
Author(s): Mohd Nizam Abdullah; Sahbudin Shaari; Abang Annuar Ehsan; Susthitha Menon; Mohd Nasir Zainal Abidin; Abdul Rashid Zainal Abidin
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrated multiwavelengths formation by utilising a combination of fibre ring laser, three fbgs and 20 m of photonic crystal fibre (PCF) with zero dispersion wavelength at 1040 nm. Although it characteristics efficiently interacts in 1040nm range lasers in efficiency of non linear effects, we determined to exploit four wave mixing (FWM) effect in generating multiwavelength at C band transmission window. Prior, the Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier (EDFA) spectrum was performed in order to identify its performance and suitable FBG. Two FBGs at the end of C band amplification and one fibre Bragg grating (FBG) at gain spectrum are selected. The FBGs assigned are FBG 1, 2 and 3 with its own specifications (1530.47 nm and reflectivity 89.9%), (1561.42 nm and reflectivity 91.6%) and (1563.95 nm and reflectivity 96.7%) respectively. Through FWM effect, new wavelengths generated successfully at gain spectrum range 1530nm to 1540nm. These findings show, multiwavelengths able to be generated even though the separation between signals which are not consistent at lengths and far among each other able to induce by sufficient energy level. The findings give a valuable impact and prospective relevance towards sensors and optical communications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 May 2013
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 8772, Nonlinear Optics and Applications VII, 87721M (8 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2018499
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Mohd Nizam Abdullah, Univ. Kebangsaan Malaysia (Malaysia)
Sahbudin Shaari, Univ. Kebangsaan Malaysia (Malaysia)
Abang Annuar Ehsan, Univ. Kebangsaan Malaysia (Malaysia)
Susthitha Menon, Univ. Kebangsaan Malaysia (Malaysia)
Mohd Nasir Zainal Abidin, National Metrology Lab. Malaysia (Malaysia)
Abdul Rashid Zainal Abidin, National Metrology Lab. Malaysia (Malaysia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8772:
Nonlinear Optics and Applications VII
Mario Bertolotti; Joseph Haus; Alexei M. Zheltikov, Editor(s)

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