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High-brightness pulsed cladding-pumped Raman fibre source at 1660 nm

C.A.Codemard, J.K.Sahu and J.Nilsson

Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK
also with SPI Lasers UK Ltd., Unit 5, Wellington Park, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 2QU, UK


We report the first demonstration of a pulsed single-stage cladding-pumped Raman fiber source which is capable of delivering up to 10 μJ diffraction-limited pulses at 1660 nm. The pulses are 620 ns long with a peak power near 16 W and the pump to signal conversion efficiency is about 36 %.

CLEO/QELS 2007 Baltimore 6-11 May (2007)

Southampton ePrint id: 54052


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