Dual-wavelength DFB fiber laser based on a chirped structure and the equivalent phase shift method

Yitang Dai, Xiangfei Chen, Jie Sun, Yu Yao, Shizhong Xie

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Abstract

A chirped phase-shifted structure is demonstrated for compact multiwavelength distributed feedback (DFB) fiber laser at room temperature for the first time. The chirped structure provides separated resonance cavities and then the stable multiwavelength operation. The equivalent phase shift method is demonstrated to realize the desired chirp and phase shifts simply and flexibly. A 44-pm-spaced dual-wavelength DFB fiber laser is then achieved experimentally, which is the narrowest spacing ever reported for a compact multiwavelength fiber laser.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1964-1966
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume18
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2006
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Distributed feedback (DFB)
  • Dual-wavelength fiber laser
  • Fiber lasers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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