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Title: Frequency instability in Er/Yb fiber grating lasers due to heating by nonradiative transitions
Authors: Man, W. S.
Xu, Y. Z.
Tam, Hwa-yaw
Demokan, Suleyman
Subjects: Erbium materials
Optical fiber devices
Optical fiber lasers
Ytterbium materials
Issue Date: Nov-1999
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: IEEE photonics technology letters, Nov. 1999, v. 11, no. 11, p. 1390-1392
Abstract: Heating of the Er/Yb-codoped fiber lasers due to strong pump absorption was found to cause large frequency fluctuation in addition to lasing wavelength shift. Laser frequency fluctuation of up to 1.7 GHz was measured by using an absorption line of an acetylene gas cell. The large frequency fluctuation was reduced to less than 80 MHz with proper cooling of the laser.
Description: DOI: 10.1109/68.803055
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Type: Journal/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/356
ISSN: 10411135
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