Andrew M. Weiner, Editor-in-Chief
Zhang Luo, Xiaodong Yuan, Weimin Ye, Chun Zeng, and Jiarong Ji
Zhang Luo,* Xiaodong Yuan, Weimin Ye, Chun Zeng, and Jiarong Ji
College of Optoelectronic Science and Engineering, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha 410073, China
*Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Employing the small-signal analysis, we study the bidirectional operating characteristics in a Raman ring laser. Bidirectional operation is found not stable in a silicon ring because of the existence of two-photon absorption. Using polar crystals which have different forward and backward Raman gain or introducing external optical injections helps to establish stable bidirectional operation in a Raman ring laser.
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