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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 16 — Aug. 4, 2008
  • pp: 11871–11877

Noise suppression, linewidth narrowing of a master oscillator power amplifier at 1.56μm and the second harmonic generation output at 780nm

Jinxia Feng, Yongmin Li, Xiutao Tian, Jianli Liu, and Kuanshou Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 16, pp. 11871-11877 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.011871


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Abstract

We have demonstrated a 2 W cw single frequency 1.56 μm laser using a diode laser seeded Erbium doped fiber power amplifier, and a 715 mW cw single-frequency 780 nm laser by an external cavity enhanced second-harmonic-generation. The performance of the system was improved greatly by the seed diode laser optical locked to the resonant frequency of confocal F-P cavity. The linewidth of the 1.56 μm laser was narrowed from 2 MHz to 200 kHz, meanwhile, the intensity and phase noises were suppressed by 10 dB and 12 dB, respectively. The linewidth of the 780 nm laser was narrowed from 2 MHz to 300 kHz, meanwhile, the intensity and phase noises were suppressed by 11 dB and 13 dB, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode
(140.3515) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency doubled

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 27, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 17, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 21, 2008
Published: July 24, 2008

Citation
Jinxia Feng, Yongmin Li, Xiutao Tian, Jianli Liu, and Kuanshou Zhang, "Noise suppression, linewidth narrowing of a master oscillator power amplifier at 1.56μm and the second harmonic generation output at 780nm," Opt. Express 16, 11871-11877 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-16-11871


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