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Optimization of cavity configuration of a Q-switched fibre laser
Author(s): Anish Bekal; Mathivannan .; Deepa Venkitesh; Balaji Srinivasan
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Paper Abstract

We report the results of a study aimed at optimizing the cavity configuration of an actively Q-switched Erbium-doped fibre laser. We study the importance of extinction ratio of Acousto-Optic Modulator (AOM) on the cavity lasing performance and in turn the Q-switching efficiency. Two different configurations were studied with the aim of extracting the highest possible pulse energy without much pulse width variation. Finally, we report the use of our Q-switched laser to study non-linear interactions in a highly non-linear fibre (HNLF).

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 August 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8173, Photonics 2010: Tenth International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, 81730U (23 August 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.897864
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Anish Bekal, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (India)
Mathivannan ., Madras Institute of Technology (India)
Deepa Venkitesh, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (India)
Balaji Srinivasan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8173:
Photonics 2010: Tenth International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics
Sunil K. Khijwania; Banshi D. Gupta; Bishnu P. Pal; Anurag Sharma, Editor(s)

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