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Modeling of multiwavelength erbium-doped fiber ring laser with frequency-shifted feedback
Author(s): Wenfeng Sun; Yong Yao; Qi Wang
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Paper Abstract

A numerical model for multi-wavelength operation of an erbium-doped fiber ring laser with frequency-shifted feedback was presented, which based on both the standard propagation and the rate equations of a homogeneous two-level medium. The similar model has been used for the analysis of EDFA. The numerical simulations with this model provided useful information of the spectral behavior as well as important parameter for device analysis and design. This model was used to study the origin of the suppression of the EDF's homogeneous broadening due to the presence of the frequency shifter. The model was demonstrated its validity by comparing the numerical solution with experimental results, which provided the useful tool for the EDFRL device research and development.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 January 2005
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5623, Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices, (10 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.574083
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Wenfeng Sun, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Yong Yao, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Qi Wang, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5623:
Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices
Yan Sun; Shuisheng Jian; Sang Bae Lee; Katsunari Okamoto, Editor(s)

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