Abstract

Amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) suppression techniques were utilized to fabricate a double-pass, Yb-doped amplifier with the noise properties of a single-pass amplifier. Simulations based on a rate equation model were used to analyze the ASE and the effectiveness of the suppression techniques. These techniques were implemented in an alignment-free, double-pass, Yb-doped fiber amplifier with a 26  dB gain at a wavelength 23  nm off the gain peak and a 48  dB noise floor while amplifying linearly polarized optical pulses with a low-duty cycle.

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