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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2009
  • pp: 1567–1569

Average power of 1.1 kW from spectrally combined, fiber-amplified, nanosecond-pulsed sources

O. Schmidt, C. Wirth, I. Tsybin, T. Schreiber, R. Eberhardt, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 10, pp. 1567-1569 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.001567


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Abstract

We report on spectral combination of four high repetition rate 5 ns pulsed Yb-doped fiber amplifiers at 1 μ m wavelength. The output beam is spatially and temporally superposed by use of an all-reflective diffraction grating. 1.1 kW average power and 220 μ J pulse energy were extracted with a combining efficiency of 99%.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3298) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam combining
(140.3538) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, pulsed
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 12, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 20, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 20, 2009
Published: May 12, 2009

Citation
O. Schmidt, C. Wirth, I. Tsybin, T. Schreiber, R. Eberhardt, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, "Average power of 1.1 kW from spectrally combined, fiber-amplified, nanosecond-pulsed sources," Opt. Lett. 34, 1567-1569 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-10-1567

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