We demonstrate the accuracy of commercial telecommunications industry software for modelling Yb-fiber amplifiers. Simulations enabled optimisation of a broad bandwidth ultra-short pulse four-stage amplifier system. The predicted results were confirmed by experiments.
© 2006 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
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
F. He, J. H. Price, and D. J. Richardson, "Optimisation of Short Pulse Multi-Stage Yb Fiber Amplifier Systems Using Commercial Gain-Modelling Software," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CThR6.
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