Multi-wavelength Brillouin Fiber Laser with Fiber Bragg Grating Employs Loop Mirror
Semiconductor Photonics & Integrated Lightwave Systems (SPILS), School of Microelectronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Pauh Putra, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia
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In this paper, the development of multi-wavelength Brillouin fiber laser with fiber Bragg grating utilizing a loop mirror is successfully demonstrated. A multi-wavelength Brillouin fiber laser configuration employs 11 km length of single mode fiber as the gain medium, while the reflection of fiber Bragg grating is adopted to produce multi-wavelength signals. Based on the experimental results, it shows that the position of the fiber Bragg grating in the Brillouin fiber laser configuration plays an important role in producing the multi-wavelength signals. By using 19.0 dBm of Brillouin pump power, the highest number of Brillouin Stokes signal and tuning range obtained from this formation is about 23 and 4 nm, respectively. Furthermore, 50% output coupling ratio demonstrates the best ratio to produce Brillouin Stokes signal which gives a better performance in the Brillouin fiber laser system.
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