Effect of Fibre Base and Reflectors Profile on the Efficiency of Ultra- Long Laser Cavities

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Karalekas, V.; Harper, P.; El-Taher, A. E.; Ania-Castañón, J. D.; Shu, X.; Bennion, I.; Turitsyn, S. K. (Photonics Research Group, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, Birmingham, UK)
Karalekas, V. (Athens Information Technology (AIT) Centre, High-Speed Networks and Optical Communications Group, 0.8km Markopoulou Av. 19002, Athens, Greece)
Ania-Castañón, J. D. (Instituto de Óptica “Daza de Valdés”, CSIC; Serrano 121, 28006, Madrid, Spain)

We study the effect of fibre base and grating profile on the efficiency of ultra-long Raman lasers. We show that for the studied parameters, FBG profile does not affect the performance when operating away from the zerodispersion wavelength.