Publication No: 1163Search all ORC publications    

Resonant loop mirror with narrow-band reflections and its applications in single-frequency fibre lasers

R.Paschotta, D.J.B.Brinck, S.G.Farwell, and D.C.Hanna

Abstract

We present a new form of loop mirror (to be realized with all-fiber or integrated optics technology) that can produce narrow-band reflections and could find an application in single-frequency fiber lasers, allowing for a standing-wave design with a long doped section and eliminating the need for a Faraday isolator or a fiber grating. We discuss the main features of such a loop mirror and present experimental results that agree well with the theory.


Applied Optics (1997) Vol.36(3) pp.593-596

doi: 10.1364/AO.36.000593

Southampton ePrint id: 78092

 

Click here to download an Acrobat (.pdf) version of the paper.

 

 

 

Copyright University of Southampton 2006