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Four-wave mixing cascades seeded by a multiwavelength Brillouin–erbium fiber laser

Ahmad, N. A. B. and Dahlan, S. H. and Cholan, N. A. (2018) Four-wave mixing cascades seeded by a multiwavelength Brillouin–erbium fiber laser. Laser Physics, 28 (095102). pp. 1-6. ISSN 15556611

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Abstract

Four-wave mixing (FWM) cascades which are seeded by a multiwavelength Brillouin–erbium fiber laser (MBEFL) are experimentally demonstrated in this work. The MBEFL, which is based on virtual mirror feedback, is successful in providing the seed for the FWM cascades. The stimulated Brillouin scattering and parametric gain for the development of the MBEFL and FWM cascades, respectively, are provided by a 12 km dispersion-shifted fiber (DSF). By launching the MBEFL into the DSF, as many as 80 comb lines can be generated when the Brillouin pump (BP) wavelength is tuned at 1560 nm. Analysis of FWM cascades as a function of BP wavelength shows that the number of comb lines is greater at the anomalous-dispersion region of the DSF, suggesting that the phase mismatch is minimized in that regime.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fiber laser; cascaded four-wave mixing; stimulated Brillouin scatterring
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101-5865 Telecommunication. Telegraph.
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering > Department of Communication Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2019 06:53
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2019 06:53
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11564
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