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Stability and linewidth of multiwavelength semiconductor fibre ring laser
Author(s): Hazem Awad; Ahmad Atieh; Trevor J. Hall; Hasan Farahneh
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Paper Abstract

Stability and linewidth (FWHM & 20-dB) measurements of a tuneable, high power, narrow linewidth multiwavelength Hybrid Cavity Semiconductor Fibre Ring Laser (HC-SFRL) are presented. The laser incorporates a SOA, a polarization controller (PC), and a tuneable optical filter. The ring cavity itself is composed of Single Mode Fibre (SMF) and a 1-m long Polarization Maintaining Fibre (PMF). The laser is capable of single, dual and triple lasing wavelengths with ultra-narrow wavelength spacing (less than 30 pm) with good stability for periods over 2 hours.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 October 2007
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6796, Photonics North 2007, 679612 (26 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.778720
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Hazem Awad, Univ. of Ottawa (Canada)
BTI Photonic Systems (Canada)
Ahmad Atieh, BTI Photonic Systems (Canada)
Trevor J. Hall, BTI Photonic Systems (Canada)
Hasan Farahneh, Univ. of Jordan (Jordan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6796:
Photonics North 2007

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