Abstract

In this paper, we reported the realization of 2nd-order random lasing in a half-opened fiber cavity, which is formed by a FBG with central wavelength at the 1st–order Raman Stokes wavelength and a single-mode fiber (SMF) performing as a random distributed feedback mirror. Using this proposed method, the threshold of 1st-order (2nd-order) random lasing is reduced to 0.7 (2.0) W, which is nearly 2 times lower than that observed in a completely-opened cavity.

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2011 (5)

I. D. Vatnik, D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Cascaded random distributed feedback Raman fiber laser operating at 1.2 μm,” Opt. Express 19(19), 18486–18494 (2011).
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[CrossRef]

Y. J. Rao, “Study on fiber-optic low-coherence interferometric and fiber Bragg grating sensors,” Photon. Sens. 1(4), 382–400 (2011).
[CrossRef]

S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Tunable random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. A 84(2), 021805 (2011).
[CrossRef]

H. K. Liang, S. F. Yu, X. F. Li, S. Z. Ma, and H. Y. Yang, “An index-guided ZnO random laser array,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 23(8), 522–524 (2011).
[CrossRef]

2010 (4)

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castañón, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fiber laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

A. E. El-Taher, M. Alcon-Camas, S. A. Babin, P. Harper, J. D. Ania-Castañón, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Dual-wavelength, ultralong Raman laser with Rayleigh-scattering feedback,” Opt. Lett. 35(7), 1100–1102 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Martin-Lopez, M. Alcon-Camas, F. Rodriguez, P. Corredera, J. D. Ania-Castañon, L. Thévenaz, and M. Gonzalez-Herraez, “Brillouin optical time-domain analysis assisted by second-order Raman amplification,” Opt. Express 18(18), 18769–18778 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, S. I. Kablukov, V. Karalekas, J. D. Ania-Castañón, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Raman fiber lasers with a random distributed feedback based on Rayleigh scattering,” Phys. Rev. A 82(3), 033828 (2010).
[CrossRef]

2008 (2)

H. E. Türeci, L. Ge, S. Rotter, and A. D. Stone, “Strong interactions in multimode random lasers,” Science 320(5876), 643–646 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. A. Noginov, “Random lasers resonance control,” Nat. Photonics 2(7), 397–398 (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007 (2)

S. Mujumdar, V. Türck, R. Torre, and D. S. Wiersma, “Chaotic behavior of a random laser with static disorder,” Phys. Rev. A 76(3), 033807 (2007).
[CrossRef]

C. de Matos, L. de S. Menezes, A. Brito-Silva, M. Martinez Gámez, A. Gomes, and C. de Araújo, “Random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99(15), 153903 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2006 (1)

E. S. P. Leong, S. F. Yu, and S. P. Lau, “Directional edge-emitting UV random laser diodes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89(22), 221109 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2004 (1)

1999 (1)

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, S. T. Ho, E. W. Seelig, Q. H. Wang, and R. P. H. Chang, “Random laser action in semiconductor powder,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82(11), 2278–2281 (1999).
[CrossRef]

1968 (1)

V. S. Letokhov, “Generation of light a scattering medium with negative resonance absorption,” Sov. Phys 26, 835–840 (1968).

Alcon-Camas, M.

Ania-Castañon, J. D.

Ania-Castañón, J.

Ania-Castañón, J. D.

A. E. El-Taher, M. Alcon-Camas, S. A. Babin, P. Harper, J. D. Ania-Castañón, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Dual-wavelength, ultralong Raman laser with Rayleigh-scattering feedback,” Opt. Lett. 35(7), 1100–1102 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, S. I. Kablukov, V. Karalekas, J. D. Ania-Castañón, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Raman fiber lasers with a random distributed feedback based on Rayleigh scattering,” Phys. Rev. A 82(3), 033828 (2010).
[CrossRef]

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castañón, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fiber laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Babin, S. A.

S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Tunable random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. A 84(2), 021805 (2011).
[CrossRef]

I. D. Vatnik, D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Cascaded random distributed feedback Raman fiber laser operating at 1.2 μm,” Opt. Express 19(19), 18486–18494 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. E. El-Taher, M. Alcon-Camas, S. A. Babin, P. Harper, J. D. Ania-Castañón, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Dual-wavelength, ultralong Raman laser with Rayleigh-scattering feedback,” Opt. Lett. 35(7), 1100–1102 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, S. I. Kablukov, V. Karalekas, J. D. Ania-Castañón, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Raman fiber lasers with a random distributed feedback based on Rayleigh scattering,” Phys. Rev. A 82(3), 033828 (2010).
[CrossRef]

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castañón, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fiber laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Brito-Silva, A.

C. de Matos, L. de S. Menezes, A. Brito-Silva, M. Martinez Gámez, A. Gomes, and C. de Araújo, “Random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99(15), 153903 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cao, H.

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, S. T. Ho, E. W. Seelig, Q. H. Wang, and R. P. H. Chang, “Random laser action in semiconductor powder,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82(11), 2278–2281 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Chang, R. P. H.

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, S. T. Ho, E. W. Seelig, Q. H. Wang, and R. P. H. Chang, “Random laser action in semiconductor powder,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82(11), 2278–2281 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Churkin, D. V.

I. D. Vatnik, D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Cascaded random distributed feedback Raman fiber laser operating at 1.2 μm,” Opt. Express 19(19), 18486–18494 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, S. I. Kablukov, V. Karalekas, J. D. Ania-Castañón, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Raman fiber lasers with a random distributed feedback based on Rayleigh scattering,” Phys. Rev. A 82(3), 033828 (2010).
[CrossRef]

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castañón, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fiber laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Corredera, P.

de Araújo, C.

C. de Matos, L. de S. Menezes, A. Brito-Silva, M. Martinez Gámez, A. Gomes, and C. de Araújo, “Random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99(15), 153903 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

de Matos, C.

C. de Matos, L. de S. Menezes, A. Brito-Silva, M. Martinez Gámez, A. Gomes, and C. de Araújo, “Random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99(15), 153903 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

de S. Menezes, L.

C. de Matos, L. de S. Menezes, A. Brito-Silva, M. Martinez Gámez, A. Gomes, and C. de Araújo, “Random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99(15), 153903 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Deng, K.

El-Taher, A. E.

S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Tunable random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. A 84(2), 021805 (2011).
[CrossRef]

A. E. El-Taher, M. Alcon-Camas, S. A. Babin, P. Harper, J. D. Ania-Castañón, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Dual-wavelength, ultralong Raman laser with Rayleigh-scattering feedback,” Opt. Lett. 35(7), 1100–1102 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, S. I. Kablukov, V. Karalekas, J. D. Ania-Castañón, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Raman fiber lasers with a random distributed feedback based on Rayleigh scattering,” Phys. Rev. A 82(3), 033828 (2010).
[CrossRef]

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castañón, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fiber laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Ge, L.

H. E. Türeci, L. Ge, S. Rotter, and A. D. Stone, “Strong interactions in multimode random lasers,” Science 320(5876), 643–646 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Gomes, A.

C. de Matos, L. de S. Menezes, A. Brito-Silva, M. Martinez Gámez, A. Gomes, and C. de Araújo, “Random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99(15), 153903 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Gonzalez-Herraez, M.

Harper, P.

S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Tunable random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. A 84(2), 021805 (2011).
[CrossRef]

A. E. El-Taher, M. Alcon-Camas, S. A. Babin, P. Harper, J. D. Ania-Castañón, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Dual-wavelength, ultralong Raman laser with Rayleigh-scattering feedback,” Opt. Lett. 35(7), 1100–1102 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, S. I. Kablukov, V. Karalekas, J. D. Ania-Castañón, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Raman fiber lasers with a random distributed feedback based on Rayleigh scattering,” Phys. Rev. A 82(3), 033828 (2010).
[CrossRef]

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castañón, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fiber laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Ho, S. T.

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, S. T. Ho, E. W. Seelig, Q. H. Wang, and R. P. H. Chang, “Random laser action in semiconductor powder,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82(11), 2278–2281 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Jia, X. H.

Jiang, Y.

Z. N. Wang, X. H. Jia, Y. J. Rao, Y. Jiang, and W. L. Zhang, “Novel long-distance fiber-optic sensing systems based on random fiber lasers,” APOS 2012, Proc. SPIE 8351, 835142, 835142-4 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Kablukov, S. I.

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castañón, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fiber laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, S. I. Kablukov, V. Karalekas, J. D. Ania-Castañón, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Raman fiber lasers with a random distributed feedback based on Rayleigh scattering,” Phys. Rev. A 82(3), 033828 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Karalekas, V.

D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, S. I. Kablukov, V. Karalekas, J. D. Ania-Castañón, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Raman fiber lasers with a random distributed feedback based on Rayleigh scattering,” Phys. Rev. A 82(3), 033828 (2010).
[CrossRef]

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castañón, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fiber laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Lau, S. P.

E. S. P. Leong, S. F. Yu, and S. P. Lau, “Directional edge-emitting UV random laser diodes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89(22), 221109 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Leong, E. S. P.

E. S. P. Leong, S. F. Yu, and S. P. Lau, “Directional edge-emitting UV random laser diodes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89(22), 221109 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Letokhov, V. S.

V. S. Letokhov, “Generation of light a scattering medium with negative resonance absorption,” Sov. Phys 26, 835–840 (1968).

Li, X. F.

H. K. Liang, S. F. Yu, X. F. Li, S. Z. Ma, and H. Y. Yang, “An index-guided ZnO random laser array,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 23(8), 522–524 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Liang, H. K.

H. K. Liang, S. F. Yu, X. F. Li, S. Z. Ma, and H. Y. Yang, “An index-guided ZnO random laser array,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 23(8), 522–524 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Ma, S. Z.

H. K. Liang, S. F. Yu, X. F. Li, S. Z. Ma, and H. Y. Yang, “An index-guided ZnO random laser array,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 23(8), 522–524 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Martinez Gámez, M.

C. de Matos, L. de S. Menezes, A. Brito-Silva, M. Martinez Gámez, A. Gomes, and C. de Araújo, “Random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99(15), 153903 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Martin-Lopez, S.

Mujumdar, S.

S. Mujumdar, V. Türck, R. Torre, and D. S. Wiersma, “Chaotic behavior of a random laser with static disorder,” Phys. Rev. A 76(3), 033807 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Noginov, M. A.

M. A. Noginov, “Random lasers resonance control,” Nat. Photonics 2(7), 397–398 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Podivilov, E. V.

S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Tunable random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. A 84(2), 021805 (2011).
[CrossRef]

D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, S. I. Kablukov, V. Karalekas, J. D. Ania-Castañón, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Raman fiber lasers with a random distributed feedback based on Rayleigh scattering,” Phys. Rev. A 82(3), 033828 (2010).
[CrossRef]

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castañón, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fiber laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Ran, Z. L.

Rao, Y. J.

X. H. Jia, Y. J. Rao, Z. N. Wang, W. L. Zhang, Z. L. Ran, K. Deng, and Z. X. Yang, “Detailed theoretical investigation on improved quasi-lossless transmission using third-order Raman amplification based on ultra-long fiber lasers,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29(4), 847–854 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Z. N. Wang, X. H. Jia, Y. J. Rao, Y. Jiang, and W. L. Zhang, “Novel long-distance fiber-optic sensing systems based on random fiber lasers,” APOS 2012, Proc. SPIE 8351, 835142, 835142-4 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Y. J. Rao, “Study on fiber-optic low-coherence interferometric and fiber Bragg grating sensors,” Photon. Sens. 1(4), 382–400 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Rodriguez, F.

Rotter, S.

H. E. Türeci, L. Ge, S. Rotter, and A. D. Stone, “Strong interactions in multimode random lasers,” Science 320(5876), 643–646 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Sampson, D. D.

D. D. Sampson, “Staying coherent after Kent: from optical communication to biomedical optics,” Photon. Sens. 1(4), 323–350 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Seelig, E. W.

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, S. T. Ho, E. W. Seelig, Q. H. Wang, and R. P. H. Chang, “Random laser action in semiconductor powder,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82(11), 2278–2281 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Stone, A. D.

H. E. Türeci, L. Ge, S. Rotter, and A. D. Stone, “Strong interactions in multimode random lasers,” Science 320(5876), 643–646 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Thévenaz, L.

Torre, R.

S. Mujumdar, V. Türck, R. Torre, and D. S. Wiersma, “Chaotic behavior of a random laser with static disorder,” Phys. Rev. A 76(3), 033807 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Türck, V.

S. Mujumdar, V. Türck, R. Torre, and D. S. Wiersma, “Chaotic behavior of a random laser with static disorder,” Phys. Rev. A 76(3), 033807 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Türeci, H. E.

H. E. Türeci, L. Ge, S. Rotter, and A. D. Stone, “Strong interactions in multimode random lasers,” Science 320(5876), 643–646 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Turitsyn, S. K.

S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Tunable random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. A 84(2), 021805 (2011).
[CrossRef]

I. D. Vatnik, D. V. Churkin, S. A. Babin, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Cascaded random distributed feedback Raman fiber laser operating at 1.2 μm,” Opt. Express 19(19), 18486–18494 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. E. El-Taher, M. Alcon-Camas, S. A. Babin, P. Harper, J. D. Ania-Castañón, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Dual-wavelength, ultralong Raman laser with Rayleigh-scattering feedback,” Opt. Lett. 35(7), 1100–1102 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

The schematic setup of the HOCRFL. WDM: wavelength division multiplexer. OSA: optical spectrum analyser; OPM: optical power meter.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Output spectra of the HOCRFL. In (a) and (b) the pump power is 0.701 and 0.911 W, respectively. Δλ: bandwidth; λc: the central wavelength.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Output spectra of the random fiber laser for pump at 2.265 W. (a) and (b) correspond to the 1st-order and 2nd-order lasing, respectively.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Output spectra of the random fiber laser for pump at 2.944 W. (a) and (b) correspond to the 1st-order and 2nd-order lasing, respectively. Δλ: bandwidth; λc: the central wavelength.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Output power as a function of the pump power. (a) with a half-opened cavity; (b) with a completely-opened cavity.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

Power distribution of the lasers pumped at 1.8 W. (a) with a half-opened cavity, (b) with a completely-opened cavity.

Equations (4)

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d P 0 ± dz = α 0 P 0 ± g 1 f 0 f 1 P 0 ± ( P 1 + + P 1 + Γ 1 )± ε 0 P 0
d P 1 ± dz = α 1 P 1 ± ± g 1 ( P 1 ± +0.5 Γ 1 )( P 0 + + P 0 ) g 2 f 1 f 2 P 1 ± ( P 2 + + P 2 + Γ 2 )± ε 1 P 1
d P 2 ± dz = α 2 P 2 ± ± g 2 [ P 2 ± +0.5 Γ 2 ]( P 1 + + P 1 )± ε 2 P 2
Γ i =4h f i Δ f i { 1+ 1 exp[ h( f i1 f i )/( K B T) ]1 }

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