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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2009
  • pp: 815–817

Complete elimination of self-pulsations in dual-clad ytterbium-doped fiber lasers at all pumping levels

W. Guan and J. R. Marciante  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 6, pp. 815-817 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.000815


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Abstract

We have demonstrated suppression and elimination of self-pulsing in a watt-level, dual-clad, ytterbium-doped fiber laser. The addition of a long section of passive fiber in the laser cavity makes the gain recovery faster than the self-pulsation dynamics, allowing only stable cw lasing. This scheme provides a simple and practical method for eliminating self-pulsations in fiber lasers at all pumping levels.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: November 26, 2008
Revised Manuscript: January 16, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: January 19, 2009
Published: March 11, 2009

Citation
W. Guan and J. R. Marciante, "Complete elimination of self-pulsations in dual-clad ytterbium-doped fiber lasers at all pumping levels," Opt. Lett. 34, 815-817 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-6-815


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