Stabilising Er fibre soliton laser with pulse phase locking

X. Shan, D. Cleland, A. Ellis

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Abstract

A stabilisation scheme for a mode-locked erbium fibre laser which relies on locking the pulse phase with that of the drive source is reported. Using this scheme, the first bit-error-rate (BER) measurement on such a laser has been demonstrated. Stable error free operation at 2 Gbit/s and a received power of -26 dBm has been observed over a period of > 0.5 h showing the potential suitability of the laser as a transmission source.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)182-184
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics letters
Volume28
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jan 1992

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Times Cited: 72

Keywords

  • optical fibres
  • lasers
  • soliton communications

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