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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1204–1206

High-power and wavelength-tunable operation of an Er,Yb fiber laser using a volume Bragg grating

J. W. Kim, P. Jelger, J. K. Sahu, F. Laurell, and W. A. Clarkson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 11, pp. 1204-1206 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.001204


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Abstract

Efficient high-power operation of double-clad Er,Yb-doped fiber lasers with fixed-wavelength and wavelength-tunable resonator configurations using volume Bragg gratings for wavelength selection are reported. The fixed-wavelength laser yielded a maximum output power of 103 W at 1552.6 nm with a linewidth of 0.4 nm (FWHM) for a launched pump power of 290 W at 976 nm . The wavelength-tunable laser could be tuned from 1528 to 1550 nm with a linewidth of 0.2 nm (FWHM) and with output power in the range 30 38 W for a launched pump power of 120 W . The prospects for further improvement in performance are considered.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.7330) Diffraction and gratings : Volume gratings
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 10, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 15, 2008
Published: May 27, 2008

Citation
J. W. Kim, P. Jelger, J. K. Sahu, F. Laurell, and W. A. Clarkson, "High-power and wavelength-tunable operation of an Er,Yb fiber laser using a volume Bragg grating," Opt. Lett. 33, 1204-1206 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-11-1204

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