Single frequency fiber laser at 2.05 μm based on Ho-doped germanate glass fiber

Jianfeng Wu, Zhidong Yao, Jie Zong, Arturo Chavez-Pirson, Nasser Peyghambarian, Jirong Yu

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Abstract

A single frequency fiber laser operating near 2 micron with over 50 mW output power has been demonstrated by using a short piece of newly developed single mode holmium-doped germanate glass fiber. Laser from 2004 nm to 2083 nm was demonstrated from a short Ho-doped fiber laser cavity. A heavily thulium-doped germanate fiber was used as an in-band pump source for the holmium-doped fiber laser. The single frequency fiber laser can be thermally tuned.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number71951K
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume7195
DOIs
StatePublished - May 25 2009
EventFiber Lasers VI: Technology, Systems, and Applications - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jan 26 2009Jan 29 2009

Keywords

  • Holmium
  • Single frequency fiber laser
  • Thulium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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