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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 18 — Sep. 5, 2005
  • pp: 7113–7117

Single frequency 1083nm ytterbium doped fiber master oscillator power amplifier laser

Shenghong Huang, Guanshi Qin, Akira Shirakawa, Mitsuru Musha, and Ken-ichi Ueda  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 18, pp. 7113-7117 (2005)

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Single frequency 1083nm ytterbium fiber master oscillator power amplifier system was demonstrated. The oscillator was a linear fiber cavity with loop mirror filter and polarization controller. The loop mirror with unpumped ytterbium fiber as a narrow bandwidth filter discriminated and selected laser longitudinal modes efficiently. Spatial hole burning effect was restrained by adjusting polarization controller appropriately in the linear cavity. The amplifier was 5 m ytterbium doped fiber pumped by 976nm pigtail coupled laser diode. The linewidth of the single frequency laser was about 2 KHz. Output power up to 177 mW was produced under the launched pump power of 332 mW.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: June 8, 2005
Revised Manuscript: July 19, 2005
Published: September 5, 2005

Shenghong Huang, Guanshi Qin, Akira Shirakawa, Mitsuru Musha, and Ken-ichi Ueda, "Single frequency 1083nm ytterbium doped fiber master oscillator power amplifier laser," Opt. Express 13, 7113-7117 (2005)

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