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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 16 — Aug. 7, 2006
  • pp: 7087–7092

Single-frequency fiber oscillator with watt-level output power using photonic crystal phosphate glass fiber

A. Schülzgen, L. Li, V. L. Temyanko, S. Suzuki, J. V. Moloney, and N. Peyghambarian  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 16, pp. 7087-7092 (2006)

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Utilizing phosphate glass fiber with photonic crystal cladding and highly doped, large area core a cladding-pumped, single-frequency fiber oscillator is demonstrated. The fiber oscillator contains only 3.8 cm of active fiber in a linear cavity and operates in the 1.5 micron region. Spectrally broad, multimode pump light from semiconductor laser diodes is converted into a single-mode, single-frequency light beam with an efficiency of about 12% and the oscillator output power reached 2.3 W.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: May 24, 2006
Revised Manuscript: July 25, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 26, 2006
Published: August 7, 2006

A. Schülzgen, L. Li, V. L. Temyanko, S. Suzuki, J. V. Moloney, and N. Peyghambarian, "Single-frequency fiber oscillator with watt-level output power using photonic crystal phosphate glass fiber," Opt. Express 14, 7087-7092 (2006)

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