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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 22 — Oct. 29, 2007
  • pp: 14476–14481

4W continuous-wave narrow-linewidth tunable solid-state laser source at 546 nm by externally frequency doubling a ytterbium-doped single-mode fiber laser system

Frank Markert, Martin Scheid, Daniel Kolbe, and Jochen Walz  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 22, pp. 14476-14481 (2007)

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A high-power continuous-wave coherent light source at 545.5nm is described. We use 8.3W from a solid-state ytterbium-doped single-mode fiber oscillator/amplifier system as input into an external frequency doubling stage. This system produces up to 4.1 W of stable green single-frequency laser radiation. We characterize the light source by performing absorption spectroscopy on iodine across the full tuning range of the fiber laser and saturation spectroscopy on one strong iodine line of the doppler-broadened spectrum.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers
(190.7070) Nonlinear optics : Two-wave mixing
(300.6550) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, visible

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: July 12, 2007
Revised Manuscript: September 12, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 12, 2007
Published: October 19, 2007

Frank Markert, Martin Scheid, Daniel Kolbe, and Jochen Walz, "4W continuous-wave narrow-linewidth tunable solid-state laser source at 546nm by externally frequency doubling a ytterbium-doped single-mode fiber laser system," Opt. Express 15, 14476-14481 (2007)

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