A novel single-frequency, hybrid Brillouin/ytterbium fiber laser has been demonstrated in a ring cavity. The output power reaches 40 mW with an optical signal-to-noise ratio greater than 50 dB.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber
W. Guan and J. R. Marciante, "Single-Frequency Hybrid Brillouin/Ytterbium Fiber Lasers," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FTuG2.
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