A simple tuning-mechanism for an ytterbium-doped fibre laser is implemented. Based on the wavelength-dependence of the re-imaging distance that occurs in multimode-fibre, a fibre-gripper is fabricated to provide automatic-alignment of the multimode-fibre and a fibre-mirror.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
A. Martinez-Rios, R. Selvas-Aguilar, I. Torres-Gomez, D. A. May-Arrioja, G. Anzueto-Sanchez, and J. J. Sánchez-Mondragron, "Compact, Simple Tuneable Mechanism for Fibre Lasers," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JSuA62.
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