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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 7 — Apr. 4, 2005
  • pp: 2611–2616

Self-pulsed fiber Raman master oscillator power amplifiers

Yan Feng and Ken-ichi Ueda  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 7, pp. 2611-2616 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.002611


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Abstract

We report self-pulsed operation of fiber Raman master oscillator power amplifiers, in which the amplifier and oscillator are pumped by one pump source successively. The pulse period is one or half of the round-trip time of the oscillator, depending on the optical length of the amplifier. A simple model is constructed to explain the observations qualitatively.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: March 4, 2005
Revised Manuscript: March 22, 2005
Published: April 4, 2005

Citation
Yan Feng and Ken-ichi Ueda, "Self-pulsed fiber Raman master oscillator power amplifiers," Opt. Express 13, 2611-2616 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-7-2611


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