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Characteristics of a Brillouin-erbium fiber laser based on Brillouin pump preamplification.
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PMID:  23052084     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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A single-mode Brillouin-erbium fiber laser (BEFL) is realized using only a 5 m single-mode fiber (SMF) as Brillouin gain medium, which to our best knowledge is the shortest SMF ever used to construct a BEFL. The Brillouin pump (BP) preamplification technique is adopted using a bidirectionally amplified erbium-doped fiber amplifier inside the BEFL cavity. This BEFL presents a high optical signal-to-noise ratio (∼40  dB), a large output power (∼10  mW), and a low 980 nm pump threshold (∼15  mW). Experimental results indicate that this threshold increases with the BP power. Two lower and upper BP thresholds exist for the BEFL onset and turnoff, respectively, for a fixed 980 nm pump power. Moreover, the output power of this BEFL increases linearly with the 980 nm pump power at the same slope efficiency of ∼10% for various BP powers, but decreases linearly with the BP power at the same slope efficiency of ∼-26% for various 980 nm pump powers.
Authors:
Huijuan Zhou; Chongfeng Sun; Mo Chen; Wei Chen; Zhou Meng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied optics     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1539-4522     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Opt     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
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Created Date:  2012-10-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0247660     Medline TA:  Appl Opt     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  7046-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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