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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2011
  • pp: 3708–3710

400 mW ultrashort cavity low-noise single-frequency Yb 3 + -doped phosphate fiber laser

Shanhui Xu, Zhongmin Yang, Weinan Zhang, Xiaoming Wei, Qi Qian, Dongdan Chen, Qinyuan Zhang, Shaoxiong Shen, Mingying Peng, and Jianrong Qiu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 18, pp. 3708-3710 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.003708


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Abstract

A compact, low-noise, single-frequency fiber laser by using a newly developed Yb 3 + heavily doped single-mode phosphate glass fiber has been demonstrated. Over 400 mW stable continuous wave single transverse and longitudinal mode laser at 1.06 μm was achieved from a 0.8 cm long active fiber. The measured slope efficiency and estimated quantum efficiency of laser emission are 72.7% and 93%, respectively. The signal-to-noise ratio is higher than 72 dB , and the linewidth of the fiber laser is less than 7 kHz , while the measured relative intensity noise is less than 130 dB / Hz at frequencies of over 1.5 MHz .

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 23, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 22, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 22, 2011
Published: September 15, 2011

Citation
Shanhui Xu, Zhongmin Yang, Weinan Zhang, Xiaoming Wei, Qi Qian, Dongdan Chen, Qinyuan Zhang, Shaoxiong Shen, Mingying Peng, and Jianrong Qiu, "400 mW ultrashort cavity low-noise single-frequency Yb3+-doped phosphate fiber laser," Opt. Lett. 36, 3708-3710 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-18-3708

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