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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 9 — Apr. 25, 2011
  • pp: 8394–8405

Modeling of CW Yb-doped fiber lasers with highly nonlinear cavity dynamics

S. K. Turitsyn, A. E. Bednyakova, M. P. Fedoruk, A. I. Latkin, A. A. Fotiadi, A. S. Kurkov, and E. Sholokhov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 9, pp. 8394-8405 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.008394


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Abstract

We develop a theoretical framework for modeling of continuous wave Yb-doped fiber lasers with highly nonlinear cavity dynamics. The developed approach has shown good agreement between theoretical predictions and experimental results for particular scheme of Yb-doped laser with large spectral broadening during single round trip. The model is capable to accurately describe main features of the experimentally measured laser outputs such as power efficiency slope, power leakage through fibre Bragg gratings, spectral broadening and spectral shape of generated radiation.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3430) Lasers and laser optics : Laser theory
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 24, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 10, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 11, 2011
Published: April 15, 2011

Citation
S. K. Turitsyn, A. E. Bednyakova, M. P. Fedoruk, A. I. Latkin, A. A. Fotiadi, A. S. Kurkov, and E. Sholokhov, "Modeling of CW Yb-doped fiber lasers with highly nonlinear cavity dynamics," Opt. Express 19, 8394-8405 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-9-8394


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