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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 7 — Apr. 8, 2013
  • pp: 8177–8182

Generation dynamics of the narrowband Yb-doped fiber laser

A. E. Bednyakova, O.A. Gorbunov, M.O. Politko, S.I. Kablukov, S.V. Smirnov, D.V. Churkin, M. P. Fedoruk, and S.A. Babin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 7, pp. 8177-8182 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.008177


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Abstract

We present direct real-time experimental measurements and numerical modeling of temporal and statistical properties for the Ytterbium-doped fiber laser with spectral bandwidth of ~2 GHz. The obtained results demonstrate nearly exponential probability density function for intensity fluctuations. A significant decrease below the Gaussian probability has been experimentally observed for intensity fluctuations having value more than 2.5 of average intensity that may be treated as indication of some mode correlations.

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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: January 29, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 7, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 8, 2013
Published: March 28, 2013

Citation
A. E. Bednyakova, O.A. Gorbunov, M.O. Politko, S.I. Kablukov, S.V. Smirnov, D.V. Churkin, M. P. Fedoruk, and S.A. Babin, "Generation dynamics of the narrowband Yb-doped fiber laser," Opt. Express 21, 8177-8182 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-7-8177


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