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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 18 — Sep. 5, 2005
  • pp: 6974–6979

Frequency doubling of an efficient continuous wave single-mode Yb-doped fiber laser at 978 nm in a periodically-poled MgO:LiNbO3 waveguide

A. Bouchier, G. Lucas-Leclin, P. Georges, and J. Maillard  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 18, pp. 6974-6979 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.006974


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Abstract

A single-mode Yb-doped fiber laser producing 2 W CW at 978 nm is demonstrated with a high slope efficiency of 72%. Thanks to its narrow bandwidth, lower than 0.02 nm, and its tunability of 6 nm, it has been efficiently frequency doubled in a periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 waveguide, leading to a power of 83 mW at 489 nm and an internal conversion efficiency of 26 %.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: July 15, 2005
Revised Manuscript: August 24, 2005
Published: September 5, 2005

Citation
A. Bouchier, G. Lucas-Leclin, P. Georges, and J. Maillard, "Frequency doubling of an efficient continuous wave single-mode Yb-doped fiber laser at 978 nm in a periodically-poled MgO:LiNbO3 waveguide," Opt. Express 13, 6974-6979 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-18-6974


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