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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2014
  • pp: 3974–3977

264  W output power at 1585  nm in Er–Yb codoped fiber laser using in-band pumping

M. A. Jebali, J.-N. Maran, and S. LaRochelle  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 13, pp. 3974-3977 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.003974


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Abstract

We demonstrate a high-power cladding-pumped Er–Yb codoped fiber laser with 74% efficiency. A pump-limited output power of 264 W is obtained using in-band pumping at 1535 nm. We compare the efficiency of 1480 and 1535 nm pumping through numerical simulations and experimental measurements.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: March 24, 2014
Revised Manuscript: May 22, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 26, 2014
Published: June 27, 2014

Citation
M. A. Jebali, J.-N. Maran, and S. LaRochelle, "264  W output power at 1585  nm in Er–Yb codoped fiber laser using in-band pumping," Opt. Lett. 39, 3974-3977 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-13-3974


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