We present the first spectrally resolved frequency noise measurements of an 1W Ytterbium-doped fiber amplifier. Below 1kHz, the excess noise is orders of magnitude below the free-running noise of the intrinsically stable non-planar ring oscillators.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
P. Weßels, M. Tröbs, and C. Fallnich, "Frequency Noise of an Yb-Doped Fiber Amplifier at the Sub-Hertz Level," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MF28.
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