A CW Erbium-doped fiber laser with >100W at 1554nm is demonstrated. The laser is core-pumped in-band by a Raman fiber laser with record power of >140W at 1480nm. The total conversion efficiency is ~75%.
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(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
V. r. Supradeepa, J. W. Nicholson, and K. Feder, "Continuous wave Erbium-doped fiber laser with output power of >100 W at 1550 nm in-band core-pumped by a 1480nm Raman fiber laser," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CM2N.8.
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