Distributed Bragg reflector fiber laser fabricated by femtosecond laser inscription

Y. Lai*, A. Martinez, I. Khrushchev, I. Bennion

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Abstract

A femtosecond laser inscription technique is proposed for the fabrication of a fiber grating laser directly into a nonphotosensitive gain fiber, A distributed Bragg reflector fiber grating laser is realized in a conventional, untreated Er: Yb-codoped fiber as an illustration. Robust, single-mode, single-polarization laser operation at temperatures in excess of 600°C is further achieved without compromising performance. A nonlinear, thermally induced wavelength shift is also observed at elevated temperatures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1672-1674
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume31
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2006

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