Abstract

A novel tunable multi-wavelength fiber ring laser based on semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) is proposed by using a high-birefringence (Hi-Bi) fiber loop mirror (FLM) as wavelength filter. With this configuration, the wavelength spacing of this laser can be varied by using the different lengths of Hi-Bi fiber. 8 wavelengths spacing on 450 GHz are experimentally obtained with more than 25-dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) for each channel using 1.28-m Hi-Bi fiber in Hi-Bi FLM. The output power variation between different channels is measured to be less than 5.9 dB. The linewidth of each channel is compressed from 0.347 to 0.186 nm by 1.5-m unpumped erbium-doped fiber (EDF). Meanwhile, 17 wavelengths spacing on ITU-gird (100 GHz) are also obtained with 5.9-m Hi-Bi fiber in Hi-Bi FLM. All these channels can be tuned together over 0.4 nm.

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Z. Y. Wang, Y. Q. Wang, R. Lin, R. F. Zhang, C. F. Ge, Z. Y. Hu, and S. C. Li, J. Optoelectronics.Laser (in Chinese) 15, 138 (2004).

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Z. Y. Wang, Y. Q. Wang, R. Lin, R. F. Zhang, C. F. Ge, Z. Y. Hu, and S. C. Li, J. Optoelectronics.Laser (in Chinese) 15, 138 (2004).

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M. D. Mermelstein, C. Horn, S. Radic, and C. Headley, Electron. Lett. 38, 636 (2002).

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B. A. Yu, J. Kwon, S. Chung, S. W. Seo, and B. Lee, IEEE J. Electron. Lett. 39, 649 (2003).

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Y. W. Song, S. A. Habstad, D. Starodubov, Y. Xie, A. E. Willner, and J. Feinberg, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 1167 (2001).

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Z. Y. Wang, Y. Q. Wang, R. Lin, R. F. Zhang, C. F. Ge, Z. Y. Hu, and S. C. Li, J. Optoelectronics.Laser (in Chinese) 15, 138 (2004).

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Z. Y. Wang, Y. Q. Wang, R. Lin, R. F. Zhang, C. F. Ge, Z. Y. Hu, and S. C. Li, J. Optoelectronics.Laser (in Chinese) 15, 138 (2004).

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D. X. Huang, X. W. Shu, T. Wen, and S. Jiang, Chin. J. Lasers (in Chinese) 28, 313 (2001).

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Z. Y. Wang, Y. Q. Wang, R. Lin, R. F. Zhang, C. F. Ge, Z. Y. Hu, and S. C. Li, J. Optoelectronics.Laser (in Chinese) 15, 138 (2004).

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Electron. Lett. (2)

M. D. Mermelstein, C. Horn, S. Radic, and C. Headley, Electron. Lett. 38, 636 (2002).

S. Yamashita and K. Hotate, Electron. Lett. 32, 1298 (1996).

IEEE J. Electron. Lett. (1)

B. A. Yu, J. Kwon, S. Chung, S. W. Seo, and B. Lee, IEEE J. Electron. Lett. 39, 649 (2003).

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

N. K. Das, Y. Yamayoshi, and H. Kawaguchi, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 36, 1184 (2000).

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (2)

Y. W. Song, S. A. Habstad, D. Starodubov, Y. Xie, A. E. Willner, and J. Feinberg, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 1167 (2001).

Y. G. Han, C. S. Kim, J. U. Kang, U. C. Paek, and Y. Chung, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 383 (2003).

J. Optoelectronics.Laser (in Chinese) (1)

Z. Y. Wang, Y. Q. Wang, R. Lin, R. F. Zhang, C. F. Ge, Z. Y. Hu, and S. C. Li, J. Optoelectronics.Laser (in Chinese) 15, 138 (2004).

Opt. Commun. (1)

B. A. Yu, D. H. Kim, and B. Lee, Opt. Commun. 200, 343 (2001).

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