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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2012
  • pp: 993–995

Ultrafast laser-written dual-wavelength waveguide laser

Martin Ams, Peter Dekker, Graham D. Marshall, and Michael J. Withford  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 6, pp. 993-995 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.000993


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Abstract

We report the performance of a dual-wavelength waveguide laser based on a phase-modulated sampled-grating architecture fabricated using the femtosecond laser direct-write technique. The waveguide laser was written in Yb-doped phosphate glass and had a narrow linewidth (<10pm), high signal-to-noise ratio (>60dB), 5 mW output power per channel, and wavelength separation of 10 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(130.2755) Integrated optics : Glass waveguides
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 14, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 16, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 24, 2012
Published: March 6, 2012

Citation
Martin Ams, Peter Dekker, Graham D. Marshall, and Michael J. Withford, "Ultrafast laser-written dual-wavelength waveguide laser," Opt. Lett. 37, 993-995 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-6-993


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