Abstract

A 974 nm laser diode pumped 1120 nm ytterbium (Yb)-doped fiber laser with all fiber components has been experimentally demonstrated. The resonator is composed of a normal single-mode Yb-doped fiber 1 m long and a pair of fiber Bragg gratings. Up to 21.6 mW of continuous-wave output power is generated when the launched pump power is 161 mW with an optical-to-optical conversion efficiency of 13.4%. The central wavelength is 1120.89 nm with a linewidth as narrow as 0.02 nm. Additionally, a similar fiber laser with a 2 m long gain medium displays a broadened linewidth. The results of the two fiber lasers are compared and discussed in the paper.

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

J. Ota, S. Huang, A. Shirakawa, and K. Ueda, “High-power Yb-doped double clad fiber laser directly operating at 1178,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 45, L117–L119 (2006).
[CrossRef]

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A. Hideur, T. Chartier, M. Brunel, M. Salhi, C. Ozkul, and F. Sanchez, “Mode-lock, Q-switch and CW operation of an Yb-doped double-clad fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 198, 141–146 (2001).
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Agger, S.

T. V. Andersen, P. Pérez-Millán, S. R. Keiding, S. Agger, R. Duchowicz, and M. V. Andrés, “All-fiber actively Q-switched Yb-doped laser,” Opt. Commun. 260, 251–256 (2006).
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Andersen, T. V.

T. V. Andersen, P. Pérez-Millán, S. R. Keiding, S. Agger, R. Duchowicz, and M. V. Andrés, “All-fiber actively Q-switched Yb-doped laser,” Opt. Commun. 260, 251–256 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Andrés, M. V.

T. V. Andersen, P. Pérez-Millán, S. R. Keiding, S. Agger, R. Duchowicz, and M. V. Andrés, “All-fiber actively Q-switched Yb-doped laser,” Opt. Commun. 260, 251–256 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Bigot, L.

Bouwmans, G.

Brunel, M.

A. Hideur, T. Chartier, M. Brunel, M. Salhi, C. Ozkul, and F. Sanchez, “Mode-lock, Q-switch and CW operation of an Yb-doped double-clad fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 198, 141–146 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Byer, R. L.

Calia, D. B.

Chartier, T.

A. Hideur, T. Chartier, M. Brunel, M. Salhi, C. Ozkul, and F. Sanchez, “Mode-lock, Q-switch and CW operation of an Yb-doped double-clad fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 198, 141–146 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Chen, J. B.

Codemard, A.

A. Codemard, J. Ji, J. K. Sahu, and J. Nilsson, “100 W CW cladding pumped Raman fiber laser at 1120 nm,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75801N (2010).
[CrossRef]

Digonnet, M. J. F.

Duchowicz, R.

T. V. Andersen, P. Pérez-Millán, S. R. Keiding, S. Agger, R. Duchowicz, and M. V. Andrés, “All-fiber actively Q-switched Yb-doped laser,” Opt. Commun. 260, 251–256 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Fejer, M. M.

Feng, Y.

Ferin, A. A.

Gong, M. L.

Gu, X. J.

Hideur, A.

A. Hideur, T. Chartier, M. Brunel, M. Salhi, C. Ozkul, and F. Sanchez, “Mode-lock, Q-switch and CW operation of an Yb-doped double-clad fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 198, 141–146 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Hu, J. M.

Huang, S.

J. Ota, S. Huang, A. Shirakawa, and K. Ueda, “High-power Yb-doped double clad fiber laser directly operating at 1178,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 45, L117–L119 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Qin, S. Huang, Y. Feng, A. Shirakawa, and K. Ueda, “784 nm amplified spontaneous emission from Tm3+ doped fluoride glass fiber pumped by an 1120 nm fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 30, 269–272 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Ji, J.

A. Codemard, J. Ji, J. K. Sahu, and J. Nilsson, “100 W CW cladding pumped Raman fiber laser at 1120 nm,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75801N (2010).
[CrossRef]

Keiding, S. R.

T. V. Andersen, P. Pérez-Millán, S. R. Keiding, S. Agger, R. Duchowicz, and M. V. Andrés, “All-fiber actively Q-switched Yb-doped laser,” Opt. Commun. 260, 251–256 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Kurkov, A. S.

A. S. Kurkov, V. M. Paramonov, and O. I. Medvedkov, “Ytterbium fiber laser emitting at 1160 nm,” Laser Phys. Lett. 3, 503–506 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Langrock, V.

Medvedkov, O. I.

A. S. Kurkov, V. M. Paramonov, and O. I. Medvedkov, “Ytterbium fiber laser emitting at 1160 nm,” Laser Phys. Lett. 3, 503–506 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Nilsson, J.

A. Codemard, J. Ji, J. K. Sahu, and J. Nilsson, “100 W CW cladding pumped Raman fiber laser at 1120 nm,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75801N (2010).
[CrossRef]

Ota, J.

J. Ota, S. Huang, A. Shirakawa, and K. Ueda, “High-power Yb-doped double clad fiber laser directly operating at 1178,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 45, L117–L119 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Ozkul, C.

A. Hideur, T. Chartier, M. Brunel, M. Salhi, C. Ozkul, and F. Sanchez, “Mode-lock, Q-switch and CW operation of an Yb-doped double-clad fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 198, 141–146 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Paramonov, V. M.

A. S. Kurkov, V. M. Paramonov, and O. I. Medvedkov, “Ytterbium fiber laser emitting at 1160 nm,” Laser Phys. Lett. 3, 503–506 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Pérez-Millán, P.

T. V. Andersen, P. Pérez-Millán, S. R. Keiding, S. Agger, R. Duchowicz, and M. V. Andrés, “All-fiber actively Q-switched Yb-doped laser,” Opt. Commun. 260, 251–256 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Popov, S. V.

Qin, G.

Razdobreev, I.

Rulkov, A. B.

Sahu, J. K.

A. Codemard, J. Ji, J. K. Sahu, and J. Nilsson, “100 W CW cladding pumped Raman fiber laser at 1120 nm,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75801N (2010).
[CrossRef]

Salhi, M.

A. Hideur, T. Chartier, M. Brunel, M. Salhi, C. Ozkul, and F. Sanchez, “Mode-lock, Q-switch and CW operation of an Yb-doped double-clad fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 198, 141–146 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Sanchez, F.

A. Hideur, T. Chartier, M. Brunel, M. Salhi, C. Ozkul, and F. Sanchez, “Mode-lock, Q-switch and CW operation of an Yb-doped double-clad fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 198, 141–146 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Shirakawa, A.

J. Ota, S. Huang, A. Shirakawa, and K. Ueda, “High-power Yb-doped double clad fiber laser directly operating at 1178,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 45, L117–L119 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Qin, S. Huang, Y. Feng, A. Shirakawa, and K. Ueda, “784 nm amplified spontaneous emission from Tm3+ doped fluoride glass fiber pumped by an 1120 nm fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 30, 269–272 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Si, L.

Sinha, S.

Taylor, J. R.

Taylor, L. R.

Ueda, K.

J. Ota, S. Huang, A. Shirakawa, and K. Ueda, “High-power Yb-doped double clad fiber laser directly operating at 1178,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 45, L117–L119 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Qin, S. Huang, Y. Feng, A. Shirakawa, and K. Ueda, “784 nm amplified spontaneous emission from Tm3+ doped fluoride glass fiber pumped by an 1120 nm fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 30, 269–272 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Wang, J. H.

Yan, P.

Yin, S. P.

Zhang, L.

Appl. Opt. (1)

Chin. Opt. Lett. (1)

Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. (1)

J. Ota, S. Huang, A. Shirakawa, and K. Ueda, “High-power Yb-doped double clad fiber laser directly operating at 1178,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 45, L117–L119 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Laser Phys. Lett. (1)

A. S. Kurkov, V. M. Paramonov, and O. I. Medvedkov, “Ytterbium fiber laser emitting at 1160 nm,” Laser Phys. Lett. 3, 503–506 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun. (2)

A. Hideur, T. Chartier, M. Brunel, M. Salhi, C. Ozkul, and F. Sanchez, “Mode-lock, Q-switch and CW operation of an Yb-doped double-clad fiber ring laser,” Opt. Commun. 198, 141–146 (2001).
[CrossRef]

T. V. Andersen, P. Pérez-Millán, S. R. Keiding, S. Agger, R. Duchowicz, and M. V. Andrés, “All-fiber actively Q-switched Yb-doped laser,” Opt. Commun. 260, 251–256 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (3)

Opt. Lett. (2)

Proc. SPIE (1)

A. Codemard, J. Ji, J. K. Sahu, and J. Nilsson, “100 W CW cladding pumped Raman fiber laser at 1120 nm,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75801N (2010).
[CrossRef]

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Experimental setup of the Yb-doped 1120 nm fiber laser.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

1120 nm laser output power versus launched pump power.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Spectrum of the 1120 nm fiber laser.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Overall output spectrum of the laser.

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