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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Mar. 21, 2005
  • pp: 2224–2235

Power- and frequency-noise characteristics of an Yb-doped fiber amplifier and actuators for stabilization

Michael Tröbs, Peter Weßels, and Carsten Fallnich  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 2224-2235 (2005)

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The interferometric gravitational-wave detector LISA requires laser sources with 1W of output power and low frequency and power noise as well as actuators for further power and frequency stabilization. We report on power- and frequency noise measurements of an Yb-doped fiber amplifier seeded by a nonplanar ring oscillator and identify actuators for both power and frequency stabilization of such a system.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: February 23, 2005
Revised Manuscript: March 8, 2005
Published: March 21, 2005

Michael Tröbs, Peter We�?els, and Carsten Fallnich, "Power- and frequency-noise characteristics of an Yb-doped fiber amplifier and actuators for stabilization," Opt. Express 13, 2224-2235 (2005)

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