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Single-frequency polarized ytterbium-doped fiber MOPA source with 264W output power
Y.Jeong1, J.Nilsson1,2, J.K.Sahu1,2, D.B.S.Soh1, C.Alegria1, P.Dupriez1, C.A.Codemard1, D.N.Payne1,2, R.Horley2, L.M.B.Hickey2, L.Wanzcyk2, C.E.Chryssou2, J.Alvarez-Chavez2, and P.W.Turner2
1) Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK
2) Southampton Photonics, Inc., 3 Wellington Park, Hedge End, SO30 2QU, England
A single-frequency, single-mode, plane-polarized ytterbium-doped all-fiber master-oscillator – power amplifier source at 1060 nm generated 264 W of cw output power (pump-power limited) The final-stage amplifier operated with a high gain of 19 dB and a high conversion efficiency of 68%.
CLEO/IQEC 2004 San Francisco 16-21 May (2004)
Copyright University of Southampton 2006