Sub-Watt Threshold CW Raman Fiber-Gas-Laser Based on H2-Filled Hollow-Core Photonic Crystal Fiber

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication - Post-Deadline Papers
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Couny, F.; Benabid, F.; Light, P. S. (Centre for Photonics & Photonic Materials, Department of Physics, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, UK)

A single pass CW Raman laser based on a hollow-core PCF filled with hydrogen exhibits 50% conversion quantum efficiency even at atmospheric pressure. The addition of fiber-Bragg-gratings reduces the Raman threshold power below 600mW.