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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 10 — May. 20, 2013
  • pp: 12546–12551

10.9 W kHz-linewidth one-stage all-fiber linearly-polarized MOPA laser at 1560 nm

Changsheng Yang, Shanhui Xu, Shupei Mo, Can Li, Zhouming Feng, Dongdan Chen, Zhongmin Yang, and Zhonghong Jiang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 10, pp. 12546-12551 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.012546


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Abstract

An all-fiber 10.9 W single-frequency one-stage linearly-polarized master-oscillator power amplifier (MOPA) laser at 1560 nm has been demonstrated. The laser linewidth is less than 3.5 kHz and the polarization-extinction ratio (PER) is greater than 24 dB. The measured signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is higher than 70 dB and the optical-to-optical conversion efficiency is 29.5%. No obvious stimulated Brillouin scattering and the devastating effects of unwanted coupling light were observed.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 17, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 9, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 9, 2013
Published: May 14, 2013

Citation
Changsheng Yang, Shanhui Xu, Shupei Mo, Can Li, Zhouming Feng, Dongdan Chen, Zhongmin Yang, and Zhonghong Jiang, "10.9 W kHz-linewidth one-stage all-fiber linearly-polarized MOPA laser at 1560 nm," Opt. Express 21, 12546-12551 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-10-12546


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