Abstract

In this letter, we propose a novel configuration for generating multiwavelength Brillouin-Raman fiber laser (MBRFL). The spectral reshaping effect introduced by Rayleigh scattering in a 50km single mode fiber unifies the generated Brillouin comb in terms of both power level and linewidth. As a consequence, we are able to obtain a 40nm flat-amplitude MBRFL with wide bandwidth from 1557nm to 1597nm covering >500 Stokes lines. This is, to the best of our knowledge, the widest flat-amplitude bandwidth of MBRFL with uniform Stokes combs using just a single Raman pump laser. The channel-spacing is 0.08nm and the measured OSNR is higher than 12.5dB. We also demonstrate that the output spectrum of the MBRFL is nearly unaffected over 14dB range of Brillouin pumping power.

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H. Wu, Z. N. Wang, X. H. Jia, P. Y. Li, M. Q. Fan, Y. Li, and Y. Y. Zhu, “Flat amplitude multiwavelength Brillouin-Raman random fiber laser with a half-open cavity,” Appl. Phys. B112(4), 467–471 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Y. Y. Zhu, W. L. Zhang, and Y. Jiang, “Tunable multi-wavelength fiber laser based on random Rayleigh back-scattering,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett.25(16), 1559–1561 (2013).
[CrossRef]

T. Zhu, F. Y. Chen, S. H. Huang, and X. Y. Bao, “An ultra-narrow linewidth fiber laser based on Rayleigh backscattering in a tapered optical fiber,” Laser Phys. Lett.10(5), 055110 (2013).
[CrossRef]

M. Pang, X. Bao, and L. Chen, “Observation of narrow linewidth spikes in the coherent Brillouin random fiber laser,” Opt. Lett.38(11), 1866–1868 (2013).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

G. Mamdoohi, A. R. Sarmani, A. F. Abas, M. H. Yaacob, M. Mokhtar, and M. A. Mahdi, “20 GHz spacing multi-wavelength generation of Brillouin-Raman fiber laser in a hybrid linear cavity,” Opt. Express21(16), 18724–18732 (2013).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2012 (4)

2011 (4)

Y. Liu, W. Zhang, T. Xu, J. He, F. Zhang, and F. Li, “Fiber laser sensing system and its applications,” Photonic Sens.1(1), 43–53 (2011).
[CrossRef]

R. Sonee Shargh, M. H. Al-Mansoori, S. B. A. Anas, R. K. Z. Sahbudin, and M. A. Mahdi, “OSNR enhancement utilizing large effective area fiber in a multiwavelength Brillouin–Raman fiber laser,” Laser Phys. Lett.8(2), 139–143 (2011).
[CrossRef]

R. Sonee Shargh, M. H. Al-Mansoori, S. B. A. Anas, R. K. Z. Sahbudin, A. K. Zamzuri, and M. A. Mahdi, “Improvement of comb lines quality employing double-pass architecture in Brillouin-Raman laser,” Laser Phys. Lett.8(11), 823–827 (2011).
[CrossRef]

S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Tunable random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. A84(2), 021805 (2011).
[CrossRef]

2010 (3)

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. A82(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. Photonics4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

A. K. Zamzuri, M. H. Al-Mansoori, N. M. Samsuri, and M. A. Mahdi, “Contribution of Rayleigh scattering on Brillouin comb line generation in Raman fiber laser,” Appl. Opt.49(18), 3506–3510 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2008 (1)

Y. Liu, D. Wang, and X. Dong, “Stable room-temperature multi-wavelength lasing oscillations in a Brillouin-Raman fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun.281(21), 5400–5404 (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007 (1)

2006 (1)

2002 (1)

2001 (1)

B. Min, P. Kim, and N. Park, “Flat amplitude equal spacing 798-channel Rayleigh-assisted Brillouin-Raman multi-wavelength comb generation in dispersion compensating fiber,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett.13(12), 1352–1354 (2001).
[CrossRef]

1998 (1)

Abas, A. F.

Ahmad, A.

Ahmad, H.

Al-Mansoori, M. H.

R. Sonee Shargh, M. H. Al-Mansoori, S. B. A. Anas, R. K. Z. Sahbudin, A. K. Zamzuri, and M. A. Mahdi, “Improvement of comb lines quality employing double-pass architecture in Brillouin-Raman laser,” Laser Phys. Lett.8(11), 823–827 (2011).
[CrossRef]

R. Sonee Shargh, M. H. Al-Mansoori, S. B. A. Anas, R. K. Z. Sahbudin, and M. A. Mahdi, “OSNR enhancement utilizing large effective area fiber in a multiwavelength Brillouin–Raman fiber laser,” Laser Phys. Lett.8(2), 139–143 (2011).
[CrossRef]

A. K. Zamzuri, M. H. Al-Mansoori, N. M. Samsuri, and M. A. Mahdi, “Contribution of Rayleigh scattering on Brillouin comb line generation in Raman fiber laser,” Appl. Opt.49(18), 3506–3510 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. K. Zamzuri, M. A. Mahdi, A. Ahmad, M. I. Md Ali, and M. H. Al-Mansoori, “Flat amplitude multiwavelength Brillouin-Raman comb fiber laser in Rayleigh-scattering-enhanced linear cavity,” Opt. Express15(6), 3000–3005 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Anas, S. B. A.

R. Sonee Shargh, M. H. Al-Mansoori, S. B. A. Anas, R. K. Z. Sahbudin, A. K. Zamzuri, and M. A. Mahdi, “Improvement of comb lines quality employing double-pass architecture in Brillouin-Raman laser,” Laser Phys. Lett.8(11), 823–827 (2011).
[CrossRef]

R. Sonee Shargh, M. H. Al-Mansoori, S. B. A. Anas, R. K. Z. Sahbudin, and M. A. Mahdi, “OSNR enhancement utilizing large effective area fiber in a multiwavelength Brillouin–Raman fiber laser,” Laser Phys. Lett.8(2), 139–143 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Ania-Castañón, J. D.

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. A82(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. Photonics4(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. A84(2), 021805 (2011).
[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. Photonics4(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. A82(3), 033828 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Bao, X.

Bao, X. Y.

T. Zhu, F. Y. Chen, S. H. Huang, and X. Y. Bao, “An ultra-narrow linewidth fiber laser based on Rayleigh backscattering in a tapered optical fiber,” Laser Phys. Lett.10(5), 055110 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Chang, J.-S.

Chen, F. Y.

T. Zhu, F. Y. Chen, S. H. Huang, and X. Y. Bao, “An ultra-narrow linewidth fiber laser based on Rayleigh backscattering in a tapered optical fiber,” Laser Phys. Lett.10(5), 055110 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Chen, L.

Churkin, D. 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. A82(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. Photonics4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Dong, X.

Y. Liu, D. Wang, and X. Dong, “Stable room-temperature multi-wavelength lasing oscillations in a Brillouin-Raman fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun.281(21), 5400–5404 (2008).
[CrossRef]

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. A84(2), 021805 (2011).
[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. Photonics4(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. A82(3), 033828 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Fan, M. Q.

H. Wu, Z. N. Wang, X. H. Jia, P. Y. Li, M. Q. Fan, Y. Li, and Y. Y. Zhu, “Flat amplitude multiwavelength Brillouin-Raman random fiber laser with a half-open cavity,” Appl. Phys. B112(4), 467–471 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Z. N. Wang, H. Wu, M. Q. Fan, Y. J. Rao, X. H. Jia, and W. L. Zhang, “Third-order random lasing via Raman gain and Rayleigh feedback within a half-open cavity,” Opt. Express21(17), 20090–20095 (2013).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Fotiadi, A. A.

Harper, P.

S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, E. V. Podivilov, and S. K. Turitsyn, “Tunable random fiber laser,” Phys. Rev. A84(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. A82(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. Photonics4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Harun, S. W.

Hassan, N. A.

He, J.

Y. Liu, W. Zhang, T. Xu, J. He, F. Zhang, and F. Li, “Fiber laser sensing system and its applications,” Photonic Sens.1(1), 43–53 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Huang, S. H.

T. Zhu, F. Y. Chen, S. H. Huang, and X. Y. Bao, “An ultra-narrow linewidth fiber laser based on Rayleigh backscattering in a tapered optical fiber,” Laser Phys. Lett.10(5), 055110 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Jia, X. H.

Jiang, Y.

Y. Y. Zhu, W. L. Zhang, and Y. Jiang, “Tunable multi-wavelength fiber laser based on random Rayleigh back-scattering,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett.25(16), 1559–1561 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Z. N. Wang, Y. J. Rao, H. Wu, P. Y. Li, Y. Jiang, X. H. Jia, and W. L. Zhang, “Long-distance fiber-optic point-sensing systems based on random fiber lasers,” Opt. Express20(16), 17695–17700 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Kablukov, S. I.

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. A82(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. Photonics4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Karalekas, V.

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. Photonics4(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. A82(3), 033828 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Kim, P.

K. D. Park, B. Min, P. Kim, N. Park, J.-H. Lee, and J.-S. Chang, “Dynamics of cascaded Brillouin-Rayleigh scattering in a distributed fiber Raman amplifier,” Opt. Lett.27(3), 155–157 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. Min, P. Kim, and N. Park, “Flat amplitude equal spacing 798-channel Rayleigh-assisted Brillouin-Raman multi-wavelength comb generation in dispersion compensating fiber,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett.13(12), 1352–1354 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Kiyan, R. V.

Lee, J.-H.

Li, F.

Y. Liu, W. Zhang, T. Xu, J. He, F. Zhang, and F. Li, “Fiber laser sensing system and its applications,” Photonic Sens.1(1), 43–53 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Li, P. Y.

H. Wu, Z. N. Wang, X. H. Jia, P. Y. Li, M. Q. Fan, Y. Li, and Y. Y. Zhu, “Flat amplitude multiwavelength Brillouin-Raman random fiber laser with a half-open cavity,” Appl. Phys. B112(4), 467–471 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Z. N. Wang, Y. J. Rao, H. Wu, P. Y. Li, Y. Jiang, X. H. Jia, and W. L. Zhang, “Long-distance fiber-optic point-sensing systems based on random fiber lasers,” Opt. Express20(16), 17695–17700 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Li, Y.

H. Wu, Z. N. Wang, X. H. Jia, P. Y. Li, M. Q. Fan, Y. Li, and Y. Y. Zhu, “Flat amplitude multiwavelength Brillouin-Raman random fiber laser with a half-open cavity,” Appl. Phys. B112(4), 467–471 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Liu, Y.

Y. Liu, W. Zhang, T. Xu, J. He, F. Zhang, and F. Li, “Fiber laser sensing system and its applications,” Photonic Sens.1(1), 43–53 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Y. Liu, D. Wang, and X. Dong, “Stable room-temperature multi-wavelength lasing oscillations in a Brillouin-Raman fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun.281(21), 5400–5404 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Lu, Y.

Mahdi, M. A.

Mamdoohi, G.

Md Ali, M. I.

Min, B.

K. D. Park, B. Min, P. Kim, N. Park, J.-H. Lee, and J.-S. Chang, “Dynamics of cascaded Brillouin-Rayleigh scattering in a distributed fiber Raman amplifier,” Opt. Lett.27(3), 155–157 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. Min, P. Kim, and N. Park, “Flat amplitude equal spacing 798-channel Rayleigh-assisted Brillouin-Raman multi-wavelength comb generation in dispersion compensating fiber,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett.13(12), 1352–1354 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Mohamad, R.

Mokhtar, M.

Pang, M.

Park, K. D.

Park, N.

K. D. Park, B. Min, P. Kim, N. Park, J.-H. Lee, and J.-S. Chang, “Dynamics of cascaded Brillouin-Rayleigh scattering in a distributed fiber Raman amplifier,” Opt. Lett.27(3), 155–157 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. Min, P. Kim, and N. Park, “Flat amplitude equal spacing 798-channel Rayleigh-assisted Brillouin-Raman multi-wavelength comb generation in dispersion compensating fiber,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett.13(12), 1352–1354 (2001).
[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. A84(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. A82(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. Photonics4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Rao, Y. J.

Sahbudin, R. K. Z.

R. Sonee Shargh, M. H. Al-Mansoori, S. B. A. Anas, R. K. Z. Sahbudin, A. K. Zamzuri, and M. A. Mahdi, “Improvement of comb lines quality employing double-pass architecture in Brillouin-Raman laser,” Laser Phys. Lett.8(11), 823–827 (2011).
[CrossRef]

R. Sonee Shargh, M. H. Al-Mansoori, S. B. A. Anas, R. K. Z. Sahbudin, and M. A. Mahdi, “OSNR enhancement utilizing large effective area fiber in a multiwavelength Brillouin–Raman fiber laser,” Laser Phys. Lett.8(2), 139–143 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Samsuri, N. M.

Sarmani, A. R.

Sonee Shargh, R.

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[CrossRef]

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Figures (7)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental setup for MBRFL.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Spectrum evolution with different RP powers.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Optimized flat-amplitude Stokes spectrum with 1360mW RP.

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Fig. 4

Magnified view of the Stokes spectrum at 1360mW RP power: (a) near the left margin of the spectrum; (b) near the center of the spectrum; (c) near the right margin of the spectrum.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Optimized Stokes spectrum without spectral reshaping by 50km SMF: (a) the whole span; (b) the magnified view of the Stoke lines.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

Output spectra with different BP power: (a) −4dBm; (b) 4dBm; (c) 10dBm.

Fig. 7
Fig. 7

Stability measurement of the MBRFL: (a) repeated scanning spectra with 5 mins interval; (b) power fluctuation of a fixed wavelength over 30 mins.

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