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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 13 — Jun. 25, 2007
  • pp: 8438–8443

All-fiber widely tunable Raman fiber laser with controlled output spectrum

S. A. Babin, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, M. A. Rybakov, and A .A. Vlasov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 13, pp. 8438-8443 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.008438


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Abstract

A simple all-fiber widely tunable phosphosilicate Raman fiber laser (RFL) of high efficiency has been developed. The laser has more than 50 nm tuning range, and generates up to 3.2 W of output power with 72% maximum slope efficiency. The output power is almost constant in the range 1258–1303 nm. The width and the spectral power density of the RFL output spectrum can be controlled by the detuning of its cavity fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) thus being optimized for efficient frequency doubling.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 9, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 24, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 24, 2007
Published: June 21, 2007

Citation
Sergey A. Babin, Dmitriy V. Churkin, Sergey I. Kablukov, Michail A. Rybakov, and Alexander A. Vlasov, "All-fiber widely tunable Raman fiber laser with controlled output spectrum," Opt. Express 15, 8438-8443 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-13-8438


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