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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2006
  • pp: 3936–3941

Tunable red-light source by frequency mixing from dual band Er/Yb co-doped fiber laser

J. Boullet, L. Lavoute, A. Desfarges Berthelemot, V. Kermène, P. Roy, V. Couderc, Bernard Dussardier, and Anne-Marie Jurdyc  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 9, pp. 3936-3941 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.003936


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Abstract

We report an all solid state laser device producing tunable dual wavelength emission in the near IR region (1060nm, and 1550 nm) by use of an Er/Yb co-doped fiber. Generation of continuous-wave radiation around 630 nm is then demonstrated by extra-cavity sum frequency mixing in a Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate (PPLN) crystal. Quasi phase matching conditions are obtained over 7 nm to generate tunable coherent light in the red spectral range.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 14, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 3, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 17, 2006
Published: May 1, 2006

Citation
J. Boullet, L. Lavoute, A. Desfarges Berthelemot, V. Kermène, P. Roy, V. Couderc, Bernard Dussardier, and Anne-Marie Jurdyc, "Tunable red-light source by frequency mixing from dual band Er/Yb co-doped fiber laser," Opt. Express 14, 3936-3941 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-3936


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