We demonstrate a high efficiency PM fiber amplifier delivering 20W output power and operating in conjunction with an external single frequency, seed source at 2037nm (linewidth ~100kHz). The system is not limited by SBS.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber
T. Ehrenreich, V. Khitrov, G. Frith, J. Farroni, K. Farley, K. Tankala, A. Carter, S. Christensen, B. Samson, D. Machewirth, G. Goodno, L. Book, and J. Rothenberg, "High Efficiency 20W Single Frequency PM Fiber Amplifier at 2037nm," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper WB2.
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