Multiwavelength ring lasers employing semiconductor optical amplifiers as gain media

Junqiang Sun
November 2004
Microwave & Optical Technology Letters;11/20/2004, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p301
Academic Journal
Stable simultaneous multiwavelength lasing is demonstrated with a novel fiber-ring laser incorporating a semiconductor optical amplifier. Band-pass comb filtering is constructed in the ring cavity with the combination of a wideband Fabry–Perot comb filter and a bandpass filter. Ten lasing lines with a fixed wavelength spacing of 1.6 nm are implemented and the multiwavelength lasing ranges can be flexibly chosen. © 2004 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Microwave Opt Technol Lett 43: 301–303, 2004; Published online in Wiley InterScience (www.interscience.wiley.com). DOI 10.1002/mop.20451


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