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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 6 — Mar. 24, 2014
  • pp: 7046–7051

Variable-wavelength second harmonic generation of CW Yb-fibre laser in partially coupled enhancement cavity

Sergey Khripunov, Daba Radnatarov, Sergey Kobtsev, and Aleksey Skorkin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 6, pp. 7046-7051 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.007046


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Abstract

This work for the first time proposes and studies a method of frequency doubling of CW non-single-frequency fibre lasers with a high-Q resonator partially coupled to the fibre laser cavity. The proposed new approach resulted in the following parameters: laser’s maximal output power 880 mW at 536 nm when pumped with 6.2 W at 976 nm, wavelength tuneability range 521–545 nm with the output power at the extreme ends of this range 420 and 220 mW correspondingly. The proposed configuration allows efficient non-linear transformation of both CW and pulsed radiation in a partially coupled enhancement cavity.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(140.3515) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency doubled
(230.4555) Optical devices : Coupled resonators

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 24, 2014
Revised Manuscript: March 4, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 4, 2014
Published: March 18, 2014

Citation
Sergey Khripunov, Daba Radnatarov, Sergey Kobtsev, and Aleksey Skorkin, "Variable-wavelength second harmonic generation of CW Yb-fibre laser in partially coupled enhancement cavity," Opt. Express 22, 7046-7051 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-6-7046


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