Spectral Hole Burning of Acetylene Gas Inside a Photonic Bandgap Optical Fiber

Mohammed Faheem, Rajesh Thapa, Kristan L. Corwin
Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66503

We have observed saturated-absorption spectra of acetylene gas inside a photonic bandgap fiber. Significant signal sizes observed at low pump powers (< 20 mW) indicate the utility of this technology for portable optical frequency references.

This work was funded by the NSF ECS and CAREER programs, the Air Force Office of Scientific
Research, the NSF through Grant No. EPS-0236913 with matching funds from the State of Kansas
through Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, and by Kansas State University.

Submitted to CLEO/QELS, May 2005 in Baltimore, MD.

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