More than 200 W output power from a Raman amplifier is presented. 1 W seed signal (wavelength 1125 nm) was generated in a Raman oscillator and fed into the Raman Amplifier subsequently. Conversion efficiency of 86% was achieved.
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(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(290.5910) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Raman
M. Rekas, O. Schmidt, S. Rhein, H. Zimer, T. Schreiber, R. Eberhardt, and A. Tuennermann, "Raman Amplifier with > 200 W Average Power Based on a Step-index Fused Silica Fiber," in Frontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper FTuW2.
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