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The output characteristics of the erbium-doped fiber Bragg grating ring laser
Author(s): C. Y. Yang; C. L. Ko; K. R. Huang; Ming Chang Shih
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Paper Abstract

We present the study of the output characteristics of a distributed Bragg grating fiber ring laser (DBGFL) with different coupling configuration with the fiber Bragg grating (FBG). The fiber ring laser was pumped by a 980 nm laser diode with pig tail fiber connection with a 980/1550 WDM, and the resonator is contained in a fiber Bragg grating loop. Two coupling configuration of the FBG have been used to study the effect to the output characteristics of the fiber ring laser. It shows about the same output efficiency between the fiber ring laser with only reflection coupling and with reflection /transmission coupling. In addition, a numerical model of calculating the multiple reflection/transmission feedback coupling of the FBG has been proposed, and explains reasonably the experimental results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7155, Ninth International Symposium on Laser Metrology, 71551Z (3 October 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.814572
Show Author Affiliations
C. Y. Yang, National Univ. of Kaohsiung (Taiwan)
C. L. Ko, National Univ. of Kaohsiung (Taiwan)
K. R. Huang, National Univ. of Kaohsiung (Taiwan)
Ming Chang Shih, National Univ. of Kaohsiung (Taiwan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7155:
Ninth International Symposium on Laser Metrology
Chenggen Quan; Anand Asundi, Editor(s)

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