Linearly-Polarized Lasing at 1180 nm Using Polarization-Maintaining Yb-Doped Solid Photonic Bandgap Fiber
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Takenaga, Katsuhiro; Tanigawa, Shoji; Kashiwagi, Masahiro; Matsuo, Shoichiro (Optics and Electronics Laboratory, Fujikura Ltd., 1440, Mutsuzaki, Sakura, Chiba, 285-8550, Japan)
Goto, Ryuichiro (Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS) and School of Physics, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia)
Linearly-polarized lasing at 1180 nm is demonstrated by utilizing polarization maintaining Yb-doped solid photonic bandgap fiber. The extinction ratio of the output light between two lineary-polarized lights is more than 20 dB.