A cladding pumped jacketed-air-clad ytterbium-doped fiber amplifier operating at 977 nm produced 4.3 W of single-mode output power with 300 mW of input power from a diode seed laser. The small-signal gain was 20 dB.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4480) Lasers and laser optics : Optical amplifiers
D. B. S. Soh, C. Codemard, J. K. Sahu, J. Nilsson, V. Philippov, C. Alegria, and Y. Jeong, "A 4.3 W 977 nm ytterbium-doped jacketed-air-clad fiber amplifier," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MA3.
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