Linearly polarized fiber laser using a point-by-point Bragg grating in a single-polarization photonic bandgap fiber

Ryuichiro Goto*, Robert J. Williams, Nemanja Jovanovic, Graham D. Marshall, Michael J. Withford, Stuart D. Jackson

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Abstract

We present a narrow-linewidth, linearly polarized neodymium-doped fiber laser that incorporates a point-by-point Bragg grating inscribed into the core of a single-polarization all-solid photonic bandgap fiber. The Bragg grating was written within a single-polarization wavelength band of the fiber; thus, the Bragg reflection was polarized. This all-fiber laser produced 7.2W, linearly polarized output with 25pm FWHM and 19.6 dB polarization extinction ratio.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1872-1874
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume36
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2011

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