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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 2 — Jan. 28, 2002
  • pp: 139–144

10 W widely tunable narrow linewidth double-clad fiber ring laser

M. Auerbach, P. Adel, D. Wandt, C. Fallnich, S. Unger, S. Jetschke, and H.-R. Müller  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 139-144 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.10.000139


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Abstract

A highly efficient and widely tunable narrow linewidth ytterbium-doped double-clad fiber laser with a linearly polarized output power of 10 W is demonstrated. The laser wavelength was tunable over a range of 24 THz from 1032 nm to 1124 nm by using a diffraction-grating pair in Littrow-Littman configuration in a unidirectional ring-cavity. The laser linewidth was smaller than 2.5 GHz for all power levels and all laser wavelengths. Additionally, an operating mode without any measurable amplified spontaneous emission with a linearly polarized output power of up to 3 W was realized.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: December 13, 2001
Revised Manuscript: January 25, 2002
Published: January 28, 2002

Citation
Mario Auerbach, Peter Adel, D. Wandt, Carsten Fallnich, S. Unger, S. Jetschke, and H. Mueller, "10 W widely tunable narrow linewidth double-clad fiber ring laser," Opt. Express 10, 139-144 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-10-2-139


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