All-fiber acousto-optic devices and their applications to fiber lasers = 광섬유 음향광학 소자와 이를 이용한 광섬유 레이저 연구

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dc.contributor.advisorKim, Byoung-Yoon-
dc.contributor.advisor김병윤-
dc.contributor.authorYun, Seok-Hyun-
dc.contributor.author윤석현-
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-14T07:27:32Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-14T07:27:32Z-
dc.date.issued1997-
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.kaist.ac.kr/search/detail/view.do?bibCtrlNo=128500&flag=dissertation-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10203/47575-
dc.description학위논문(박사) - 한국과학기술원 : 물리학과, 1997.8, [ v, 117 p. ]-
dc.description.abstractThis dissertation describes principles, fabrications, evaluations, and applications of all-fiber Acousto-Optic(AO) devices based on optical mode coupling by a flexural acoustic wave. Three different types of AO devices are described, which use a two-mode fiber(TMF), a fused tapered null coupler, and a single-mode fiber, respectively. Main emphasis is on their spectral characteristics and polarization properties and applications to fiber lasers. Spectral bandwidths of a few nm and tuning ranges of a few tens nm are typically achieved. Polarization dependence of the TMF device using a slightly elliptical-core fiber is greatly reduced by canceling out the geometrical and the stress-induced birefringences by thermal treatment of the fiber. A double-pass configuration using the null-coupler AO device is employed to realize polarization-independent filtering without optical frequency shift. Using multiple cladding modes, a multi-frequency operation of the notch filter based on the single-mode fiber is introduced for electronically controllable designer spectral profiles. Acousto-optic interaction in the TMF AO device is analyzed by using a coupled mode analysis and the acoustic waveguide equation. A new coaxial acoustic transducer is developed to improve the electrical-to-acoustic conversion efficiency and device``s ruggedness required to make it practical. Wavelength tunable modeless $Nd^{3+}$- and $Er^{3+}$-doped fiber lasers are de-monstrated by incorporating the AO devices in the cavity. Key factors governing the operation of wavelength-swept fiber lasers using swept AO filters are investigated both theoretically and experimentally, which shows that matching the filter sweep rate to the frequency shift per roundtrip gives a reduction in the instantaneous linewidth. It is also shown that a large amplified spontaneous emission noise suppresses the natural tendency of the frequency-shifted fiber lasers to pulsing associated with the nonlinear Kerr effect.eng
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisher한국과학기술원-
dc.subjectFrequency Shifter-
dc.subjectTunable Laser-
dc.subjectFilter-
dc.subjectFiber Laser-
dc.subjectAcousto-optic device-
dc.subjectOptical fiber-
dc.subject광섬유-
dc.subject주파수 변환기-
dc.subject파장가변 레이저-
dc.subject파장필터-
dc.subject광섬유 레이저-
dc.subject음향광학 소자-
dc.titleAll-fiber acousto-optic devices and their applications to fiber lasers = 광섬유 음향광학 소자와 이를 이용한 광섬유 레이저 연구-
dc.typeThesis(Ph.D)-
dc.identifier.CNRN128500/325007-
dc.description.department한국과학기술원 : 물리학과, -
dc.identifier.uid000935233-
dc.contributor.localauthorYun, Seok-Hyun-
dc.contributor.localauthor윤석현-
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