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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2007
  • pp: 3349–3351

High-power and highly efficient diode-cladding-pumped Ho 3 + -doped silica fiber lasers

Stuart D. Jackson, Frank Bugge, and Götz Erbert  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 22, pp. 3349-3351 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.003349


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Abstract

We demonstrate high-power operation from a singly Ho 3 + -doped silica fiber laser that is cladding pumped directly with diode lasers operating at 1150 nm . Internal slope efficiencies approaching the Stokes limit were produced, and the maximum output power was 2.2 W . This result was achieved using a low Ho 3 + -ion concentration and La 3 + -ion codoping, which together limit the transfer of energy between excited Ho 3 + ions.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 18, 2007
Revised Manuscript: October 22, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: October 24, 2007
Published: November 14, 2007

Citation
Stuart D. Jackson, Frank Bugge, and Götz Erbert, "High-power and highly efficient diode-cladding-pumped Ho3+-doped silica fiber lasers," Opt. Lett. 32, 3349-3351 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-22-3349


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