A Neodymium doped LMA fiber is locked with a volume Bragg grating for the first time, and compared to a conventional fiber laser setup. The efficiency is improved and the linewidth is drastically reduced.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.7330) Diffraction and gratings : Volume gratings
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
F. Laurell, V. Pasiskevicius, and P. Jelger, "A Volume Bragg Grating Locked Nd:Fiber Laser," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JTuA83.
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