Single-frequency operation in an ytterbium-doped photonic bandgap fiber amplifier is presented for the first time. 16W, 1178nm narrow linewidth radiation, free from amplified spontaneous emission and stimulated Brillouin scattering, was obtained.
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(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
A. Shirakawa, M. Chen, Y. Yamahara, K. Ueda, C. B. Olausson, J. K. Lyngsø, and J. Broeng, "Single-Frequency Photonic Bandgap Fiber Amplification," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CThU6.
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