Multiple lasing Brillouin Fiber Laser with the implementation of reflective Fiber Bragg Grating in a ring cavity configuration
School of Microelectronics Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia
2 Semiconductor Photonics & Integrated Lightwave Systems (SPILS), School of Microelectronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Pauh Putra Main Campus, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia
3 Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM), Kem Sungai Besi, 57000 Kuala Lumpur.
Published online: 22 November 2017
A multi-wavelength Brillouin fiber laser with the implementation of reflective fiber Bragg grating is developed. In this ring cavity architecture, the fiber laser system is performed by the stimulated Brillouin scattering effect and four-wave mixing process. An improvement in the number Brillouin Stokes signal and average of the optical signal to noise ratio were generated through the reflection process of fiber Bragg grating. Due to the optimization of output coupling ratio from 10% to 60%, the highest Brillouin Stokes signal of 17 and average optical signal to noise ratio of 14.7 dB were recorded at 60% of the output coupling ratio. The amplified Brillouin pump power of 16.5 dBm at 1550 nm of Brillouin pump wavelength was injected into the laser system. A constant line spacing of 0.08 nm at each of the Brillouin Stokes signals was also recorded.
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