Abstract

Diode pumped alkali vapor amplifier (DPAA) is a potential candidate in high power laser field. In this paper, we set up a model for the diode double-side-pumped alkali vapor amplifier. For the three-dimensional volumetric gain medium, both the longitudinal and transverse amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) effects are considered and coupled into the rate equations. An iterative numerical approach is proposed to solve the model. Some important influencing factors are simulated and discussed. The results show that in the case of saturated amplification, the ASE effect can be well suppressed rather than a limitation in power scaling of a DPAA.

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W. S. Miller, C. V. Sulham, J. C. Holtgrave, and G. P. Perram, “Limitations of an optically pumped rubidium laser imposed by atom recycle rate,” Appl. Phys. B 103(4), 819–824 (2011).
[CrossRef]

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B. Pan, Y. Wang, Q. Zhu, and J. Yang, “Modeling of an alkali vapor laser MOPA system,” Opt. Commun. 284(7), 1963–1966 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Z. Yang, H. Wang, Q. Lu, Y. Li, W. Hua, X. Xu, and J. Chen, “Modeling, numerical approach, and power scaling of alkali vapor lasers in side-pumped configuration with flowing medium,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28(6), 1353–1364 (2011).
[CrossRef]

2010 (3)

C. V. Sulham, G. P. Perram, M. P. Wilkinson, and D. A. Hostutler, “A pulsed, optically-pumped rubidium laser at high pump intensity,” Opt. Commun. 283(21), 4328–4332 (2010).
[CrossRef]

J. Zweiback, A. Komashko, and W. F. Krupke, “Alkali vapor lasers,” Proc. SPIE 7581, 75810G, 75810G-5 (2010).
[CrossRef]

B. V. Zhdanov, M. K. Shaffer, and R. J. Knize, “Scaling of diode pumped Cs laser: transverse pump, unstable cavity, MOPA,” Proc. SPIE 7581, 75810F, 75810F-6 (2010).
[CrossRef]

2009 (3)

J. Zweiback, G. Hager, and W. F. Krupke, “High efficiency hydrocarbon-free resonance transition potassium laser,” Opt. Commun. 282(9), 1871–1873 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Y. Zheng, M. Niigaki, H. Miyajima, T. Hiruma, and H. Kan, “High-efficiency 894-nm laser emission of laser-diode-bar-pumped cesium-vapor laser,” Appl. Phys. Express 2, 032501 (2009).
[CrossRef]

B. V. Zhdanov, M. K. Shaffer, and R. J. Knize, “Cs laser with unstable cavity transversely pumped by multiple diode lasers,” Opt. Express 17(17), 14767–14770 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2008 (5)

B. V. Zhdanov, A. Stooke, G. Boyadjian, A. Voci, and R. J. Knize, “Rubidium vapor laser pumped by two laser diode arrays,” Opt. Lett. 33(5), 414–415 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. A. Hostutler and W. L. Klennert, “Power enhancement of a Rubidium vapor laser with a master oscillator power amplifier,” Opt. Express 16(11), 8050–8053 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. V. Zhdanov and R. J. Knize, “Efficienct diode pumped cesium vapor amplifier,” Opt. Commun. 281(15-16), 4068–4070 (2008).
[CrossRef]

D. Albach, F. Assémat, S. Bahbah, G. Bourdet, J.-C. Chanteloup, P. Piatti, M. Pluvinage, B. Vincent, and G. Le Touzé, “A key issue for next generation Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Drivers for IFE: Amplified Spontaneous Emission in large size, high gain Yb:YAG slabs,” J. Phys.: Conf. Series 112(3), 032057 (2008).
[CrossRef]

B. V. Zhdanov, J. Sell, and R. J. Knize, “Multiple laser diode array pumped Cs laser with 48W output power,” Electron. Lett. 44(9), 582–583 (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007 (1)

2006 (2)

R. H. Page, R. J. Beach, V. K. Kanz, and W. F. Krupke, “Multimode-diode-pumped gas (alkali-vapor) laser,” Opt. Lett. 31(3), 353–355 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

C. Goren, Y. Tzuk, G. Marcus, and S. Pearl, “Amplified spontaneous emission in slab amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42(12), 1239–1247 (2006).
[CrossRef]

1991 (1)

C. R. Giles and E. Desurvire, “Modeling Erbium-doped fiber amplifiers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 9(2), 271–283 (1991).
[CrossRef]

1988 (1)

1973 (1)

L. Allen and G. I. Peters, “Amplified spontaneous emission and external signal amplification in an inverted medium,” Phys. Rev. A 8(4), 2031–2047 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Aggarwal, R. L.

Albach, D.

D. Albach, F. Assémat, S. Bahbah, G. Bourdet, J.-C. Chanteloup, P. Piatti, M. Pluvinage, B. Vincent, and G. Le Touzé, “A key issue for next generation Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Drivers for IFE: Amplified Spontaneous Emission in large size, high gain Yb:YAG slabs,” J. Phys.: Conf. Series 112(3), 032057 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Allen, L.

L. Allen and G. I. Peters, “Amplified spontaneous emission and external signal amplification in an inverted medium,” Phys. Rev. A 8(4), 2031–2047 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Assémat, F.

D. Albach, F. Assémat, S. Bahbah, G. Bourdet, J.-C. Chanteloup, P. Piatti, M. Pluvinage, B. Vincent, and G. Le Touzé, “A key issue for next generation Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Drivers for IFE: Amplified Spontaneous Emission in large size, high gain Yb:YAG slabs,” J. Phys.: Conf. Series 112(3), 032057 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Bahbah, S.

D. Albach, F. Assémat, S. Bahbah, G. Bourdet, J.-C. Chanteloup, P. Piatti, M. Pluvinage, B. Vincent, and G. Le Touzé, “A key issue for next generation Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Drivers for IFE: Amplified Spontaneous Emission in large size, high gain Yb:YAG slabs,” J. Phys.: Conf. Series 112(3), 032057 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Beach, R. J.

Bourdet, G.

D. Albach, F. Assémat, S. Bahbah, G. Bourdet, J.-C. Chanteloup, P. Piatti, M. Pluvinage, B. Vincent, and G. Le Touzé, “A key issue for next generation Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Drivers for IFE: Amplified Spontaneous Emission in large size, high gain Yb:YAG slabs,” J. Phys.: Conf. Series 112(3), 032057 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Boyadjian, G.

Chanteloup, J.-C.

D. Albach, F. Assémat, S. Bahbah, G. Bourdet, J.-C. Chanteloup, P. Piatti, M. Pluvinage, B. Vincent, and G. Le Touzé, “A key issue for next generation Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Drivers for IFE: Amplified Spontaneous Emission in large size, high gain Yb:YAG slabs,” J. Phys.: Conf. Series 112(3), 032057 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Chen, J.

Desurvire, E.

C. R. Giles and E. Desurvire, “Modeling Erbium-doped fiber amplifiers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 9(2), 271–283 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Giles, C. R.

C. R. Giles and E. Desurvire, “Modeling Erbium-doped fiber amplifiers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 9(2), 271–283 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Goren, C.

C. Goren, Y. Tzuk, G. Marcus, and S. Pearl, “Amplified spontaneous emission in slab amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42(12), 1239–1247 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Hager, G.

J. Zweiback, G. Hager, and W. F. Krupke, “High efficiency hydrocarbon-free resonance transition potassium laser,” Opt. Commun. 282(9), 1871–1873 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Hiruma, T.

Y. Zheng, M. Niigaki, H. Miyajima, T. Hiruma, and H. Kan, “High-efficiency 894-nm laser emission of laser-diode-bar-pumped cesium-vapor laser,” Appl. Phys. Express 2, 032501 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Holtgrave, J. C.

W. S. Miller, C. V. Sulham, J. C. Holtgrave, and G. P. Perram, “Limitations of an optically pumped rubidium laser imposed by atom recycle rate,” Appl. Phys. B 103(4), 819–824 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Hostutler, D. A.

C. V. Sulham, G. P. Perram, M. P. Wilkinson, and D. A. Hostutler, “A pulsed, optically-pumped rubidium laser at high pump intensity,” Opt. Commun. 283(21), 4328–4332 (2010).
[CrossRef]

D. A. Hostutler and W. L. Klennert, “Power enhancement of a Rubidium vapor laser with a master oscillator power amplifier,” Opt. Express 16(11), 8050–8053 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hua, W.

Kan, H.

Y. Zheng, M. Niigaki, H. Miyajima, T. Hiruma, and H. Kan, “High-efficiency 894-nm laser emission of laser-diode-bar-pumped cesium-vapor laser,” Appl. Phys. Express 2, 032501 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Kanz, V. K.

Klennert, W. L.

Knize, R. J.

B. V. Zhdanov, M. K. Shaffer, and R. J. Knize, “Scaling of diode pumped Cs laser: transverse pump, unstable cavity, MOPA,” Proc. SPIE 7581, 75810F, 75810F-6 (2010).
[CrossRef]

B. V. Zhdanov, M. K. Shaffer, and R. J. Knize, “Cs laser with unstable cavity transversely pumped by multiple diode lasers,” Opt. Express 17(17), 14767–14770 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. V. Zhdanov, J. Sell, and R. J. Knize, “Multiple laser diode array pumped Cs laser with 48W output power,” Electron. Lett. 44(9), 582–583 (2008).
[CrossRef]

B. V. Zhdanov and R. J. Knize, “Efficienct diode pumped cesium vapor amplifier,” Opt. Commun. 281(15-16), 4068–4070 (2008).
[CrossRef]

B. V. Zhdanov, A. Stooke, G. Boyadjian, A. Voci, and R. J. Knize, “Rubidium vapor laser pumped by two laser diode arrays,” Opt. Lett. 33(5), 414–415 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. Zhdanov and R. J. Knize, “Diode-pumped 10 W continuous wave cesium laser,” Opt. Lett. 32(15), 2167–2169 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Komashko, A.

J. Zweiback and A. Komashko, “High-energy transversely pumped alkali vapor lasers,” Proc. SPIE 7915, 791509, 791509-7 (2011).
[CrossRef]

J. Zweiback, A. Komashko, and W. F. Krupke, “Alkali vapor lasers,” Proc. SPIE 7581, 75810G, 75810G-5 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Krupke, W. F.

J. Zweiback, A. Komashko, and W. F. Krupke, “Alkali vapor lasers,” Proc. SPIE 7581, 75810G, 75810G-5 (2010).
[CrossRef]

J. Zweiback, G. Hager, and W. F. Krupke, “High efficiency hydrocarbon-free resonance transition potassium laser,” Opt. Commun. 282(9), 1871–1873 (2009).
[CrossRef]

R. H. Page, R. J. Beach, V. K. Kanz, and W. F. Krupke, “Multimode-diode-pumped gas (alkali-vapor) laser,” Opt. Lett. 31(3), 353–355 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Le Touzé, G.

D. Albach, F. Assémat, S. Bahbah, G. Bourdet, J.-C. Chanteloup, P. Piatti, M. Pluvinage, B. Vincent, and G. Le Touzé, “A key issue for next generation Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Drivers for IFE: Amplified Spontaneous Emission in large size, high gain Yb:YAG slabs,” J. Phys.: Conf. Series 112(3), 032057 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Li, Y.

Lu, Q.

Marcus, G.

C. Goren, Y. Tzuk, G. Marcus, and S. Pearl, “Amplified spontaneous emission in slab amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42(12), 1239–1247 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Miller, W. S.

W. S. Miller, C. V. Sulham, J. C. Holtgrave, and G. P. Perram, “Limitations of an optically pumped rubidium laser imposed by atom recycle rate,” Appl. Phys. B 103(4), 819–824 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Miyajima, H.

Y. Zheng, M. Niigaki, H. Miyajima, T. Hiruma, and H. Kan, “High-efficiency 894-nm laser emission of laser-diode-bar-pumped cesium-vapor laser,” Appl. Phys. Express 2, 032501 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Niigaki, M.

Y. Zheng, M. Niigaki, H. Miyajima, T. Hiruma, and H. Kan, “High-efficiency 894-nm laser emission of laser-diode-bar-pumped cesium-vapor laser,” Appl. Phys. Express 2, 032501 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Page, R. H.

Pan, B.

B. Pan, Y. Wang, Q. Zhu, and J. Yang, “Modeling of an alkali vapor laser MOPA system,” Opt. Commun. 284(7), 1963–1966 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Pearl, S.

C. Goren, Y. Tzuk, G. Marcus, and S. Pearl, “Amplified spontaneous emission in slab amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42(12), 1239–1247 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Perram, G. P.

W. S. Miller, C. V. Sulham, J. C. Holtgrave, and G. P. Perram, “Limitations of an optically pumped rubidium laser imposed by atom recycle rate,” Appl. Phys. B 103(4), 819–824 (2011).
[CrossRef]

C. V. Sulham, G. P. Perram, M. P. Wilkinson, and D. A. Hostutler, “A pulsed, optically-pumped rubidium laser at high pump intensity,” Opt. Commun. 283(21), 4328–4332 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Peters, G. I.

L. Allen and G. I. Peters, “Amplified spontaneous emission and external signal amplification in an inverted medium,” Phys. Rev. A 8(4), 2031–2047 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Piatti, P.

D. Albach, F. Assémat, S. Bahbah, G. Bourdet, J.-C. Chanteloup, P. Piatti, M. Pluvinage, B. Vincent, and G. Le Touzé, “A key issue for next generation Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Drivers for IFE: Amplified Spontaneous Emission in large size, high gain Yb:YAG slabs,” J. Phys.: Conf. Series 112(3), 032057 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Pluvinage, M.

D. Albach, F. Assémat, S. Bahbah, G. Bourdet, J.-C. Chanteloup, P. Piatti, M. Pluvinage, B. Vincent, and G. Le Touzé, “A key issue for next generation Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Drivers for IFE: Amplified Spontaneous Emission in large size, high gain Yb:YAG slabs,” J. Phys.: Conf. Series 112(3), 032057 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Schulz, P. A.

Sell, J.

B. V. Zhdanov, J. Sell, and R. J. Knize, “Multiple laser diode array pumped Cs laser with 48W output power,” Electron. Lett. 44(9), 582–583 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Shaffer, M. K.

B. V. Zhdanov, M. K. Shaffer, and R. J. Knize, “Scaling of diode pumped Cs laser: transverse pump, unstable cavity, MOPA,” Proc. SPIE 7581, 75810F, 75810F-6 (2010).
[CrossRef]

B. V. Zhdanov, M. K. Shaffer, and R. J. Knize, “Cs laser with unstable cavity transversely pumped by multiple diode lasers,” Opt. Express 17(17), 14767–14770 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Stooke, A.

Sulham, C. V.

W. S. Miller, C. V. Sulham, J. C. Holtgrave, and G. P. Perram, “Limitations of an optically pumped rubidium laser imposed by atom recycle rate,” Appl. Phys. B 103(4), 819–824 (2011).
[CrossRef]

C. V. Sulham, G. P. Perram, M. P. Wilkinson, and D. A. Hostutler, “A pulsed, optically-pumped rubidium laser at high pump intensity,” Opt. Commun. 283(21), 4328–4332 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Tzuk, Y.

C. Goren, Y. Tzuk, G. Marcus, and S. Pearl, “Amplified spontaneous emission in slab amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42(12), 1239–1247 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Vincent, B.

D. Albach, F. Assémat, S. Bahbah, G. Bourdet, J.-C. Chanteloup, P. Piatti, M. Pluvinage, B. Vincent, and G. Le Touzé, “A key issue for next generation Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Drivers for IFE: Amplified Spontaneous Emission in large size, high gain Yb:YAG slabs,” J. Phys.: Conf. Series 112(3), 032057 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Voci, A.

Wall, K. F.

Wang, H.

Wang, Y.

B. Pan, Y. Wang, Q. Zhu, and J. Yang, “Modeling of an alkali vapor laser MOPA system,” Opt. Commun. 284(7), 1963–1966 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Wilkinson, M. P.

C. V. Sulham, G. P. Perram, M. P. Wilkinson, and D. A. Hostutler, “A pulsed, optically-pumped rubidium laser at high pump intensity,” Opt. Commun. 283(21), 4328–4332 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Xu, X.

Yang, J.

B. Pan, Y. Wang, Q. Zhu, and J. Yang, “Modeling of an alkali vapor laser MOPA system,” Opt. Commun. 284(7), 1963–1966 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Yang, Z.

Zhdanov, B.

Zhdanov, B. V.

B. V. Zhdanov, M. K. Shaffer, and R. J. Knize, “Scaling of diode pumped Cs laser: transverse pump, unstable cavity, MOPA,” Proc. SPIE 7581, 75810F, 75810F-6 (2010).
[CrossRef]

B. V. Zhdanov, M. K. Shaffer, and R. J. Knize, “Cs laser with unstable cavity transversely pumped by multiple diode lasers,” Opt. Express 17(17), 14767–14770 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. V. Zhdanov, J. Sell, and R. J. Knize, “Multiple laser diode array pumped Cs laser with 48W output power,” Electron. Lett. 44(9), 582–583 (2008).
[CrossRef]

B. V. Zhdanov and R. J. Knize, “Efficienct diode pumped cesium vapor amplifier,” Opt. Commun. 281(15-16), 4068–4070 (2008).
[CrossRef]

B. V. Zhdanov, A. Stooke, G. Boyadjian, A. Voci, and R. J. Knize, “Rubidium vapor laser pumped by two laser diode arrays,” Opt. Lett. 33(5), 414–415 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Zheng, Y.

Y. Zheng, M. Niigaki, H. Miyajima, T. Hiruma, and H. Kan, “High-efficiency 894-nm laser emission of laser-diode-bar-pumped cesium-vapor laser,” Appl. Phys. Express 2, 032501 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Zhu, Q.

B. Pan, Y. Wang, Q. Zhu, and J. Yang, “Modeling of an alkali vapor laser MOPA system,” Opt. Commun. 284(7), 1963–1966 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Zweiback, J.

J. Zweiback and A. Komashko, “High-energy transversely pumped alkali vapor lasers,” Proc. SPIE 7915, 791509, 791509-7 (2011).
[CrossRef]

J. Zweiback, A. Komashko, and W. F. Krupke, “Alkali vapor lasers,” Proc. SPIE 7581, 75810G, 75810G-5 (2010).
[CrossRef]

J. Zweiback, G. Hager, and W. F. Krupke, “High efficiency hydrocarbon-free resonance transition potassium laser,” Opt. Commun. 282(9), 1871–1873 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. B (1)

W. S. Miller, C. V. Sulham, J. C. Holtgrave, and G. P. Perram, “Limitations of an optically pumped rubidium laser imposed by atom recycle rate,” Appl. Phys. B 103(4), 819–824 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Express (1)

Y. Zheng, M. Niigaki, H. Miyajima, T. Hiruma, and H. Kan, “High-efficiency 894-nm laser emission of laser-diode-bar-pumped cesium-vapor laser,” Appl. Phys. Express 2, 032501 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Electron. Lett. (1)

B. V. Zhdanov, J. Sell, and R. J. Knize, “Multiple laser diode array pumped Cs laser with 48W output power,” Electron. Lett. 44(9), 582–583 (2008).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

C. Goren, Y. Tzuk, G. Marcus, and S. Pearl, “Amplified spontaneous emission in slab amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42(12), 1239–1247 (2006).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol. (1)

C. R. Giles and E. Desurvire, “Modeling Erbium-doped fiber amplifiers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 9(2), 271–283 (1991).
[CrossRef]

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

J. Phys.: Conf. Series (1)

D. Albach, F. Assémat, S. Bahbah, G. Bourdet, J.-C. Chanteloup, P. Piatti, M. Pluvinage, B. Vincent, and G. Le Touzé, “A key issue for next generation Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Drivers for IFE: Amplified Spontaneous Emission in large size, high gain Yb:YAG slabs,” J. Phys.: Conf. Series 112(3), 032057 (2008).
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