Yb3+-doped double-clad phosphate fiber for 976 nm single-frequency laser amplifiers

Jingwei Wu, Xiushan Zhu, Valery Temyanko, L. Lacomb, Leonid Kotov, Kort Kiersma, Jie Zong, Michael Li, Arturo Chavez-Pirson, R. A. Norwood, N. Peyghambarian

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Abstract

Highly ytterbium (Yb3++)-doped double-clad phosphate fiber was fabricated for the investigation of power scaling of a 976 nm single-frequency laser. Over 3+ W single-frequency laser output power was obtained with gain fibers shorter than 10 cm. Our experimental results show that Yb3++-doped phosphate fiber is a promising gain medium for 976 nm laser amplifiers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number1310
JournalOptical Materials Express
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 20 2017

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  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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