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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 19 — Sep. 12, 2011
  • pp: 18067–18071

Low repetition rate high energy 1.5 µm fiber laser

Peng Wan, Jian Liu, Lih-Mei Yang, and Farzin Amzajerdian  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 19, pp. 18067-18071 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.018067


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Abstract

In this paper, we report, for the first time, that by modulating pump beam to suppress ASE effect we realized ultra-low repetition rate output in an all fiber based Er:Yb codoped master oscillator power amplifiers (MOPA) system. Combined with pulse shaping technology, pulses with up to 205 µJ pulse energy and 200 ns pulse duration were obtained at Hz level.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3538) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, pulsed

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 29, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 12, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 15, 2011
Published: August 30, 2011

Citation
Peng Wan, Jian Liu, Lih-Mei Yang, and Farzin Amzajerdian, "Low repetition rate high energy 1.5 µm fiber laser," Opt. Express 19, 18067-18071 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-19-18067


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