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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2014
  • pp: 3216–3218

Hybrid booster at 1940  nm based on Tm:Lu2O3 ceramics implementing fiber combined signal and pump sources

Sergey Larin, Oleg Antipov, Viktor Sypin, and Oleg Vershinin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 11, pp. 3216-3218 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.003216


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Abstract

A novel concept of a booster amplifier for a pulsed Tm fiber laser at 1940 nm based on Tm : Lu 2 O 3 ceramics and implementing fiber-combined signal and pump was examined. The pumping emission of the ceramics at 1678 nm was obtained from Raman-shifted Er fiber laser radiation. The hybrid fiber–ceramics amplifier with a gain factor of up to 6 dB and a pulse energy of more than 650 μJ with single-mode output was demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(230.2285) Optical devices : Fiber devices and optical amplifiers

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: January 28, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 2, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 2, 2014
Published: May 26, 2014

Citation
Sergey Larin, Oleg Antipov, Viktor Sypin, and Oleg Vershinin, "Hybrid booster at 1940  nm based on Tm:Lu2O3 ceramics implementing fiber combined signal and pump sources," Opt. Lett. 39, 3216-3218 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-11-3216


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