Abstract

We present a novel concept for a multiwavelength Raman fiber laser based on a chain of Raman cavities. This Raman laser has efficient power control for all generated wavelengths in a large dynamic range.

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  1. M. D. Mermelstein, C. Horn, J.-C. Bouteiller, P. Steinvurzel, K. Feder, C. Headley, and B. J. Eggleton, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Postconference Digest, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), p. 478.
  2. F. Leplingard, S. Borne, L. Lorcy, L. Topez, L. Lopez, J. J. Guerin, C. Moreau, C. Martinelli, and D. Bayart, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication 2002 (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 4.1.2.
  3. S. B. Papernyi, V. I. Karpov, and W. R. L. Clements, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Postconference Digest, Vol. 54 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2001), paper WDD15.
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    [CrossRef]
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  6. Y. Akasaka, R. Huang, D. L. Harris, S. Yam, and L. Kazovsky, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 5.2.1.
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]

2001 (2)

S. B. Papernyi, V. I. Karpov, and W. R. L. Clements, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Postconference Digest, Vol. 54 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2001), paper WDD15.

D. I. Chang, D. S. Lim, M. Y. Jeon, K. H. Kim, and T. Park, Electron. Lett. 37, 740 (2001).
[CrossRef]

2000 (2)

E. M. Dianov, Proc. SPIE 4083, 90 (2000).
[CrossRef]

N. S. Kim, M. Prabhu, C. Li, J. Song, and K. Ueda, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 39, 6264 (2000).
[CrossRef]

1993 (1)

H. Po, J. D. Cao, B. M. Laliberte, R. A. Minns, R. F. Robinson, B. H. Rockney, R. R. Tricca, and Y. H. Zhang, Electron. Lett. 29, 1500 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Akasaka, Y.

Y. Akasaka, R. Huang, D. L. Harris, S. Yam, and L. Kazovsky, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 5.2.1.

Bayart, D.

F. Leplingard, S. Borne, L. Lorcy, L. Topez, L. Lopez, J. J. Guerin, C. Moreau, C. Martinelli, and D. Bayart, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication 2002 (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 4.1.2.

Borne, S.

F. Leplingard, S. Borne, L. Lorcy, L. Topez, L. Lopez, J. J. Guerin, C. Moreau, C. Martinelli, and D. Bayart, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication 2002 (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 4.1.2.

Bouteiller, J.-C.

M. D. Mermelstein, C. Horn, J.-C. Bouteiller, P. Steinvurzel, K. Feder, C. Headley, and B. J. Eggleton, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Postconference Digest, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), p. 478.

Cao, J. D.

H. Po, J. D. Cao, B. M. Laliberte, R. A. Minns, R. F. Robinson, B. H. Rockney, R. R. Tricca, and Y. H. Zhang, Electron. Lett. 29, 1500 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Chang, D. I.

D. I. Chang, D. S. Lim, M. Y. Jeon, K. H. Kim, and T. Park, Electron. Lett. 37, 740 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Clements, W. R. L.

S. B. Papernyi, V. I. Karpov, and W. R. L. Clements, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Postconference Digest, Vol. 54 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2001), paper WDD15.

Dianov, E. M.

E. M. Dianov, Proc. SPIE 4083, 90 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Eggleton, B. J.

M. D. Mermelstein, C. Horn, J.-C. Bouteiller, P. Steinvurzel, K. Feder, C. Headley, and B. J. Eggleton, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Postconference Digest, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), p. 478.

Feder, K.

M. D. Mermelstein, C. Horn, J.-C. Bouteiller, P. Steinvurzel, K. Feder, C. Headley, and B. J. Eggleton, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Postconference Digest, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), p. 478.

K. Rottwitt, A. J. Stentz, T. Nielsen, P. Hansen, K. Feder, and K. Walker, in Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 1999) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 1999), p. II-144–145.

Guerin, J. J.

F. Leplingard, S. Borne, L. Lorcy, L. Topez, L. Lopez, J. J. Guerin, C. Moreau, C. Martinelli, and D. Bayart, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication 2002 (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 4.1.2.

Hansen, P.

K. Rottwitt, A. J. Stentz, T. Nielsen, P. Hansen, K. Feder, and K. Walker, in Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 1999) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 1999), p. II-144–145.

Harris, D. L.

Y. Akasaka, R. Huang, D. L. Harris, S. Yam, and L. Kazovsky, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 5.2.1.

Headley, C.

M. D. Mermelstein, C. Horn, J.-C. Bouteiller, P. Steinvurzel, K. Feder, C. Headley, and B. J. Eggleton, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Postconference Digest, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), p. 478.

Horn, C.

M. D. Mermelstein, C. Horn, J.-C. Bouteiller, P. Steinvurzel, K. Feder, C. Headley, and B. J. Eggleton, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Postconference Digest, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), p. 478.

Huang, R.

Y. Akasaka, R. Huang, D. L. Harris, S. Yam, and L. Kazovsky, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 5.2.1.

Jeon, M. Y.

D. I. Chang, D. S. Lim, M. Y. Jeon, K. H. Kim, and T. Park, Electron. Lett. 37, 740 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Karpov, V. I.

S. B. Papernyi, V. I. Karpov, and W. R. L. Clements, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Postconference Digest, Vol. 54 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2001), paper WDD15.

Kazovsky, L.

Y. Akasaka, R. Huang, D. L. Harris, S. Yam, and L. Kazovsky, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 5.2.1.

Kim, K. H.

D. I. Chang, D. S. Lim, M. Y. Jeon, K. H. Kim, and T. Park, Electron. Lett. 37, 740 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Kim, N. S.

N. S. Kim, M. Prabhu, C. Li, J. Song, and K. Ueda, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 39, 6264 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Laliberte, B. M.

H. Po, J. D. Cao, B. M. Laliberte, R. A. Minns, R. F. Robinson, B. H. Rockney, R. R. Tricca, and Y. H. Zhang, Electron. Lett. 29, 1500 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Leplingard, F.

F. Leplingard, S. Borne, L. Lorcy, L. Topez, L. Lopez, J. J. Guerin, C. Moreau, C. Martinelli, and D. Bayart, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication 2002 (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 4.1.2.

Li, C.

N. S. Kim, M. Prabhu, C. Li, J. Song, and K. Ueda, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 39, 6264 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Lim, D. S.

D. I. Chang, D. S. Lim, M. Y. Jeon, K. H. Kim, and T. Park, Electron. Lett. 37, 740 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Lopez, L.

F. Leplingard, S. Borne, L. Lorcy, L. Topez, L. Lopez, J. J. Guerin, C. Moreau, C. Martinelli, and D. Bayart, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication 2002 (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 4.1.2.

Lorcy, L.

F. Leplingard, S. Borne, L. Lorcy, L. Topez, L. Lopez, J. J. Guerin, C. Moreau, C. Martinelli, and D. Bayart, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication 2002 (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 4.1.2.

Martinelli, C.

F. Leplingard, S. Borne, L. Lorcy, L. Topez, L. Lopez, J. J. Guerin, C. Moreau, C. Martinelli, and D. Bayart, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication 2002 (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 4.1.2.

Mermelstein, M. D.

M. D. Mermelstein, C. Horn, J.-C. Bouteiller, P. Steinvurzel, K. Feder, C. Headley, and B. J. Eggleton, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Postconference Digest, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), p. 478.

Minns, R. A.

H. Po, J. D. Cao, B. M. Laliberte, R. A. Minns, R. F. Robinson, B. H. Rockney, R. R. Tricca, and Y. H. Zhang, Electron. Lett. 29, 1500 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Moreau, C.

F. Leplingard, S. Borne, L. Lorcy, L. Topez, L. Lopez, J. J. Guerin, C. Moreau, C. Martinelli, and D. Bayart, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication 2002 (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 4.1.2.

Nielsen, T.

K. Rottwitt, A. J. Stentz, T. Nielsen, P. Hansen, K. Feder, and K. Walker, in Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 1999) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 1999), p. II-144–145.

Papernyi, S. B.

S. B. Papernyi, V. I. Karpov, and W. R. L. Clements, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Postconference Digest, Vol. 54 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2001), paper WDD15.

Park, T.

D. I. Chang, D. S. Lim, M. Y. Jeon, K. H. Kim, and T. Park, Electron. Lett. 37, 740 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Po, H.

H. Po, J. D. Cao, B. M. Laliberte, R. A. Minns, R. F. Robinson, B. H. Rockney, R. R. Tricca, and Y. H. Zhang, Electron. Lett. 29, 1500 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Prabhu, M.

N. S. Kim, M. Prabhu, C. Li, J. Song, and K. Ueda, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 39, 6264 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Robinson, R. F.

H. Po, J. D. Cao, B. M. Laliberte, R. A. Minns, R. F. Robinson, B. H. Rockney, R. R. Tricca, and Y. H. Zhang, Electron. Lett. 29, 1500 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Rockney, B. H.

H. Po, J. D. Cao, B. M. Laliberte, R. A. Minns, R. F. Robinson, B. H. Rockney, R. R. Tricca, and Y. H. Zhang, Electron. Lett. 29, 1500 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Rottwitt, K.

K. Rottwitt, A. J. Stentz, T. Nielsen, P. Hansen, K. Feder, and K. Walker, in Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 1999) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 1999), p. II-144–145.

Song, J.

N. S. Kim, M. Prabhu, C. Li, J. Song, and K. Ueda, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 39, 6264 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Steinvurzel, P.

M. D. Mermelstein, C. Horn, J.-C. Bouteiller, P. Steinvurzel, K. Feder, C. Headley, and B. J. Eggleton, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Postconference Digest, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), p. 478.

Stentz, A. J.

K. Rottwitt, A. J. Stentz, T. Nielsen, P. Hansen, K. Feder, and K. Walker, in Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 1999) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 1999), p. II-144–145.

Topez, L.

F. Leplingard, S. Borne, L. Lorcy, L. Topez, L. Lopez, J. J. Guerin, C. Moreau, C. Martinelli, and D. Bayart, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication 2002 (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 4.1.2.

Tricca, R. R.

H. Po, J. D. Cao, B. M. Laliberte, R. A. Minns, R. F. Robinson, B. H. Rockney, R. R. Tricca, and Y. H. Zhang, Electron. Lett. 29, 1500 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Ueda, K.

N. S. Kim, M. Prabhu, C. Li, J. Song, and K. Ueda, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 39, 6264 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Walker, K.

K. Rottwitt, A. J. Stentz, T. Nielsen, P. Hansen, K. Feder, and K. Walker, in Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 1999) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 1999), p. II-144–145.

Yam, S.

Y. Akasaka, R. Huang, D. L. Harris, S. Yam, and L. Kazovsky, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 5.2.1.

Zhang, Y. H.

H. Po, J. D. Cao, B. M. Laliberte, R. A. Minns, R. F. Robinson, B. H. Rockney, R. R. Tricca, and Y. H. Zhang, Electron. Lett. 29, 1500 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Electron. Lett. (2)

D. I. Chang, D. S. Lim, M. Y. Jeon, K. H. Kim, and T. Park, Electron. Lett. 37, 740 (2001).
[CrossRef]

H. Po, J. D. Cao, B. M. Laliberte, R. A. Minns, R. F. Robinson, B. H. Rockney, R. R. Tricca, and Y. H. Zhang, Electron. Lett. 29, 1500 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. (1)

N. S. Kim, M. Prabhu, C. Li, J. Song, and K. Ueda, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 39, 6264 (2000).
[CrossRef]

OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (2)

S. B. Papernyi, V. I. Karpov, and W. R. L. Clements, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Postconference Digest, Vol. 54 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2001), paper WDD15.

M. D. Mermelstein, C. Horn, J.-C. Bouteiller, P. Steinvurzel, K. Feder, C. Headley, and B. J. Eggleton, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Postconference Digest, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), p. 478.

Proc. SPIE (1)

E. M. Dianov, Proc. SPIE 4083, 90 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Other (3)

F. Leplingard, S. Borne, L. Lorcy, L. Topez, L. Lopez, J. J. Guerin, C. Moreau, C. Martinelli, and D. Bayart, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication 2002 (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 4.1.2.

K. Rottwitt, A. J. Stentz, T. Nielsen, P. Hansen, K. Feder, and K. Walker, in Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 1999) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 1999), p. II-144–145.

Y. Akasaka, R. Huang, D. L. Harris, S. Yam, and L. Kazovsky, in Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2002) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), paper 5.2.1.

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Principle scheme of a three-wavelength Raman fiber laser. DC, double-clad; OC, output coupler; HR, high reflector.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Dependence of the wave power on the reflectivity of (a) VOC 1463 and (b) VOC 1454 with 1.6-W pump power at 1278 nm. Dashed curves in (a) show the power dependence of 1353 and 1463-nm waves after the first stage. Solid curves in (a) and (b) denote the power of the output waves.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Typical dependence of the effective reflectivity RVOCλ,ΔλRHRλ on the voltage applied to the PZT bender.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Contour plots of the Raman laser output at 1425, 1454, and 1463 nm depending on the values of the control voltage of VOC 1454 and VOC 1463. The driving voltage actually applied to a VOC actuating element is 50 times greater than the control voltage.

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RVOCλ,Δλ=1-1-R1λ-Δλ1-R2λ+Δλ1-R1λ-ΔλR2λ+Δλ,

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