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Single longitudinal mode operation of a Nd3+-doped fibre laser
I.M.Jauncey, L.Reekie, J.E.Townsend, D.N.Payne
Optical Fibre Group, Department of Electronics, University of Southampton, UK
Allen Clark Research Centre, Plessey Research (Caswell) Ltd., Caswell, Towcester, Northants. NN12 8EQ, UK
We report the first operation of an Nd3+-doped monomode fibre laser oscillating in a single longitudinal mode. The laser incorporated an integral fibre grating used as a narrowband reflector. The lasing linewidth was measured as 1.3MHz FWHM at a wavelength of 1082nm.
Electronics Letters (1988) Vol.24(1) pp.24-26
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