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Narrow linewidth fiber laser sources
Author(s): Gregory J. Cowle; Laurence Reekie; Paul Morkel; David N. Payne
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Paper Abstract

Laser sources based on rare-earth-doped single-mode optical fibres offer considerable potential as narrow-linewidth sources. Fibre laser sources have the capacity to produce highly-coherent low-noise output pumped by laser diodes. Fibre lasers are inherently compatible with optical fibres for transmission and sensing applications. Techniques for producing narrow-linewidth and single-longitudinal-mode operation in fibre lasers are reviewed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1373, Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers II, (1 January 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24929
Show Author Affiliations
Gregory J. Cowle, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Laurence Reekie, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Paul Morkel, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
David N. Payne, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1373:
Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers II
Michel J. F. Digonnet, Editor(s)

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