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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 2 — Jan. 17, 2011
  • pp: 994–999

Power scaling of a picosecond vortex laser based on a stressed Yb-doped fiber amplifier

Mio Koyama, Tetsuya Hirose, Masahito Okida, Katsuhiko Miyamoto, and Takashige Omatsu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 994-999 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.000994


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Abstract

Power scaling of a picosecond vortex laser based on a stressed Yb-doped fiber amplifier is analyzed. An output power of 25 W was obtained for 53 W of pumping, with a peak power of 37 kW. Frequency doubling of the vortex output was demonstrated using a nonlinear PPSLT crystal. A second-harmonic output power of up to 1.5 W was measured at a fundamental power of 11.2 W.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(080.4865) Geometric optics : Optical vortices

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: November 10, 2010
Revised Manuscript: December 23, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 4, 2011
Published: January 7, 2011

Citation
Mio Koyama, Tetsuya Hirose, Masahito Okida, Katsuhiko Miyamoto, and Takashige Omatsu, "Power scaling of a picosecond vortex laser based on a stressed Yb-doped fiber amplifier," Opt. Express 19, 994-999 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-2-994


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