Abstract

Single frequency 1083nm ytterbium fiber master oscillator power amplifier system was demonstrated. The oscillator was a linear fiber cavity with loop mirror filter and polarization controller. The loop mirror with unpumped ytterbium fiber as a narrow bandwidth filter discriminated and selected laser longitudinal modes efficiently. Spatial hole burning effect was restrained partially by adjusting polarization controller appropriately in the linear cavity. The amplifier was 5 m ytterbium doped fiber pumped by 976nm pigtail coupled laser diode. The linewidth of the single frequency laser was about 2 KHz. Output power up to 177 mW was produced under the launched pump power of 332 mW.

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[Crossref]

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[Crossref]

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U. Shama, C-S. Kim, and J. U. Kang, “Highly stable tunable dual-wavelength Q-switched fiber laser for DIAL applications,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 16, 1277–1279 (2004).
[Crossref]

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[Crossref]

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[Crossref]

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S. H. Huang, G. S Qin, Y. Feng, A. Shirakawa, M. Musha, and Ken-ichi Ueda, “Single frequency fiber laser from linear cavity with loop mirror filter and dual cascaded FBGs,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 17, 1169–1171 (2005).
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[Crossref]

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[Crossref]

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[Crossref]

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[Crossref]

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U. Shama, C-S. Kim, and J. U. Kang, “Highly stable tunable dual-wavelength Q-switched fiber laser for DIAL applications,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 16, 1277–1279 (2004).
[Crossref]

Shirakawa, A.

S. H. Huang, G. S Qin, Y. Feng, A. Shirakawa, M. Musha, and Ken-ichi Ueda, “Single frequency fiber laser from linear cavity with loop mirror filter and dual cascaded FBGs,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 17, 1169–1171 (2005).
[Crossref]

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Ueda, Ken-ichi

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[Crossref]

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Willner, A. E.

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J. Liu, J. P. Yao, J. Yao, and T. H. Yeap, “Single-longitudinal-mode multiwavelength fiber ring laser,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 16, 1020–1022 (2004).
[Crossref]

Yao, J. P.

J. Liu, J. P. Yao, J. Yao, and T. H. Yeap, “Single-longitudinal-mode multiwavelength fiber ring laser,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 16, 1020–1022 (2004).
[Crossref]

Yeap, T. H.

J. Liu, J. P. Yao, J. Yao, and T. H. Yeap, “Single-longitudinal-mode multiwavelength fiber ring laser,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 16, 1020–1022 (2004).
[Crossref]

Zyskind, J. L.

Appl. opt. (1)

IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. (4)

U. Shama, C-S. Kim, and J. U. Kang, “Highly stable tunable dual-wavelength Q-switched fiber laser for DIAL applications,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 16, 1277–1279 (2004).
[Crossref]

H. X. Chen, F. Babin, M. Leblanc, and G. W. Schinn, “Widely tunable single-frequency erbium-doped fiber lasers,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 15, 185–187 (2003).
[Crossref]

J. Liu, J. P. Yao, J. Yao, and T. H. Yeap, “Single-longitudinal-mode multiwavelength fiber ring laser,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 16, 1020–1022 (2004).
[Crossref]

S. H. Huang, G. S Qin, Y. Feng, A. Shirakawa, M. Musha, and Ken-ichi Ueda, “Single frequency fiber laser from linear cavity with loop mirror filter and dual cascaded FBGs,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 17, 1169–1171 (2005).
[Crossref]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

Opt. Commun. (1)

M. Prevedelli, P. Cancio, G. Giusfredi, F. S. Pavone, and M. Inguscio, “Frequency control of DBR diode lasers at 1.08 micrometer and precision spectroscopy of helium,” Opt. Commun. 125, 231–236 (1996).
[Crossref]

Opt. Lett. (3)

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Experiment setup of the single frequency ytterbium MOPA fiber laser, which is composed by two sections. The above section is the laser oscillator, the low section is the fiber amplifier.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

(a). Single frequency operation verified using a scanning Fabry-Perot interferometer with a free spectral range (FSR) of 6GHz and a resolution of 150KHz. (b) Lineshape of the heterodyne signal measured using delayed self-heterodyne method with 25 km delay fiber. From the signal taken 3 dB down from the maximum value we estimate the FWHM of the laser spectral linewidth is about 2 KHz.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Optical spectrum of the master oscillator power amplifier (MOPA) fiber laser. The signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of the 1083 nm laser is larger than 25 dB.

Fig.4.
Fig.4.

1083nm output power versus pump power for given 4.25 mW signal input power.

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