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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 11 — May. 23, 2011
  • pp: 10511–10517

Wavelength-swept Yb-fiber master-oscillator-power-amplifier with 70nm rapid tuning range

A. Silva, K.-J. Boller, and I. D. Lindsay  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 10511-10517 (2011)

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A continuous-wave all-polarization maintaining ytterbium-doped fiber master oscillator power amplifier, with a tuning range of 70nm addressable at tuning rates of up to 20nm/ms, is described. Up to 10W of linearly polarized output was generated with an amplified spontaneous emission content of less than 0.2% throughout the tuning range.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: November 16, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 16, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 10, 2011
Published: May 13, 2011

A. Silva, K.-J. Boller, and I. D. Lindsay, "Wavelength-swept Yb-fiber master-oscillator-power-amplifier with 70nm rapid tuning range," Opt. Express 19, 10511-10517 (2011)

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