Abstract

Brillouin lasing in a single-longitudinal mode at 1.55 μm is demonstrated using As2Se3 single-mode fiber for the first time. The As2Se3 fiber provides sufficient Brillouin gain for the Stokes wave to initiate single frequency oscillation in a 2-m long fiber Fabry-Perot cavity with a non-resonant pump power of 56 mW. For a pump power of 78 mw, 12 mW of Stokes power was obtained, which corresponded a conversion efficiency of 15%.

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[CrossRef]

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Aggarwal, I. D.

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R. W. Tkach, A. R. Chraplyvy, and R. M. Derosier, "Spontaneous Brillouin scattering for single-mode optical-fiber characterization," Electron. Lett. 22, 1011-1013 (1986).
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[CrossRef]

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Waarts, R. G.

Williams, K. J.

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[CrossRef]

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Yoshida, K.

Appl. Opt.

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron.

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J. Opt. Soc. Am. B

Opt. Express

Opt. Lett.

Proceedings of IEEE

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[CrossRef]

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Experimental setup used for single-frequency Brillouin lasing using As2Se3 chalcogenide fiber.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Optical spectrum of the Brillouin fiber laser output.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

RF spectrum showing the beating between the pump and the Stokes wave.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Beat frequency versus inverse of pump wavelength.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

RF spectrum of the beating between the pump and the Stokes waves, observed with pump source with a lesser wavelength stability than that used in Fig. 4. The spacing between the side-peaks and the central-peak is about 25.7 MHz.

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