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An all-fiber approach for in-phase supermode phase-locked operation of multicore fiber lasers
Author(s): L. Li; A. Schülzgen; V. L. Temyanko; H. Li; J. V. Moloney; N. Peyghambarian
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Paper Abstract

An all-fiber approach is utilized to phase lock and select the in-phase supermode of compact multicore fiber lasers. Based on the principles of Talbot imaging and waveguide multimode interference, the fundamental supermode is selectively excited within a completely monolithic fiber device. The all-fiber device is constructed by simply fusion splicing passive non-core optical fibers of controlled lengths at both ends of a piece of multicore fiber. Experimental results upon in-house-made 19- and 37-core fibers are demonstrated, which generate output beams with high-brightness far-field intensity distributions. The whole fabricated multicore fiber laser device can in principle be a single fiber chain that is only ~10 cm in length, aligning-free in operation, and robust against environmental disturbance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 February 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6453, Fiber Lasers IV: Technology, Systems, and Applications, 64531K (21 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.701173
Show Author Affiliations
L. Li, College of Optical Sciences, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
A. Schülzgen, College of Optical Sciences, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
V. L. Temyanko, College of Optical Sciences, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
H. Li, College of Optical Sciences, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
J. V. Moloney, College of Optical Sciences, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
N. Peyghambarian, College of Optical Sciences, Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6453:
Fiber Lasers IV: Technology, Systems, and Applications
Donald J. Harter; Andreas Tünnermann; Jes Broeng; Clifford Headley, Editor(s)

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