We present a versatile MOPA system at 1053nm in the few nanoseconds regime. Thanks to temporal shaping, more than 1.5 mJ pulse energy at 1 kHz is obtained in a single-mode 40 μm core flexible fiber.
© 2011 OSA
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium
L. Lago, D. Bigourd, A. Mussot, M. Douay, and E. Hugonnot, "High-energy temporally-shaped nanosecond-pulse MOPA based on Ytterbium-doped single-mode microstructured flexible fiber," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CThDD2.