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Polarization characteristics of fiber grating ring lasers
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Paper Abstract

Based on the theory of Jones Matrix, a model for the analysis of non-PM fiber ring lasers polarization characteristics was developed. The model was further tested by experiments. From the numerically and experimentally analysis results, it was found that lasers composed by non-PM fiber can achieve stable output but its polarization varied with external perturbation. If a polarizer was inserted into the laser cavity, though the polarization state was more stable, the instability of output was even more serious. So special polarization control must be performed to obtain single polarization laser output using non-PM fiber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 2004
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5280, Materials, Active Devices, and Optical Amplifiers, (12 May 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.522102
Show Author Affiliations
Yan Liu, Beijing Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Tigang Ning, Beijing Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Zhongwei Tan, Beijing Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Yongjun Fu, Beijing Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Shuisheng Jian, Beijing Jiaotong Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5280:
Materials, Active Devices, and Optical Amplifiers
Connie J. Chang-Hasnain; Dexiu Huang; Yoshiaki Nakano; Xiaomin Ren, Editor(s)

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