Thulium fiber lasers are spectrally stabilized using a volume Bragg grating. 159 W power and >100 nm tuning range are achieved in CW configurations, and pulses <115 ns with >350 ?J are generated when Q-switched.
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T. S. McComb, L. Shah, C. C. Willis, R. A. Sims, P. K. Kadwani, V. Sudesh, and M. Richardson, "Thulium Fiber Lasers Stabilized by a Volume Bragg Grating in High Power, Tunable and Q-Switched Configurations," in Lasers, Sources and Related Photonic Devices, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper AMB2.
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