Multiple Wavelength Signal Generation from a Brillouin Erbium Fiber Laser internally pumped from FBG Fiber Laser

 

M. Kamil Abd-Rahman

 

Faculty of Applied Science,

 Universiti Teknologi Mara,

40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

 

Email:drkamil@salam.uitm.edu.my

 

 

Abstract

 

A dual-ring Brillouin erbium fiber laser (BEFL) system sharing the same erbium doped fiber (EDF) had been demonstrated to output a single wavelength Stokes signal [1]. The system had been used to form a cascaded configuration for multiwavelength generation. The dual-cavity ring laser system demonstrated a multiwavelength output of 16 Stokes signals spaced at 0.088 nm. The Brillouin erbium fiber laser was in one cavity and a fiber Bragg grating (FBG) fiber laser in the other, which acted as a Brilloiun pump for the BEFL. No external Brillouin pump was used in the experiment.

 

 

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