Laser Physics

, 19:2124

All-fiber birefringent filter with fine tunability and changeable spacing

  • P. S. Liang
  • Z. X. Zhang
  • Q. Q. Kuang
  • M. H. Sang
Fiber Optics

Abstract

A novel all-fiber birefringent filter has been proposed and demonstrated. Simulation results show that the birefringence fiber filter with one section of polarization-maintenance fiber (PMF) can be finely tuned with its free spectrum range, and the filter with two sections of PMFs can generate changeable wave-length spacing. Experiment agrees well with simulation. This filter has potential applications for flexible multiwavelength fiber laser.

PACS numbers

42.79.Ci 42.81.Gs 42.81.Wg 

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© Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. S. Liang
    • 1
  • Z. X. Zhang
    • 1
  • Q. Q. Kuang
    • 1
  • M. H. Sang
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Lab of Photoelectron and Communications of Jiangxi Province, College of Physics and Communication ElectronicsJiangxi Normal UniversityNanchangChina

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