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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 6 — Mar. 24, 2003
  • pp: 515–520

High-power, ultra-stable, single-frequency operation of a long, doped-fiber external-cavity, grating-semiconductor laser

Fedor N. Timofeev and Raman Kashyap  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 6, pp. 515-520 (2003)

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Robust high-power, single frequency operation of semiconductor external cavity lasers is demonstrated in a novel extended two-level doped-fiber absorbing system. Outstanding wavelength and line-width stability is observed in long external cavities.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: January 21, 2003
Revised Manuscript: March 3, 2003
Published: March 24, 2003

Fedor Timofeev and Raman Kashyap, "High-power, ultra-stable, single-frequency operation of a long, doped-fiber external-cavity, grating-semiconductor laser," Opt. Express 11, 515-520 (2003)

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