Abstract

A new type of monolithic high-power fiber laser with a multifiber series and distributed pumping is put forward. The distributed pumping multifiber series fiber laser is a good solution to scale up laser output when injection power is limited by the output powers of a pigtailed laser diode or the maximum sustainable powers of pumping couplers. The simulation results show that the laser has advantages of high transfer efficiency and good temperature uniformity in the kilowatt power domain.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
Related Articles
Side-pump combiner for all-fiber monolithic fiber lasers and amplifiers

Cesar Jauregui, Steffen Böhme, Georgios Wenetiadis, Jens Limpert, and Andreas Tünnermann
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27(5) 1011-1015 (2010)

Thermal effects in kilowatt all-fiber MOPA

Yuanyuan Fan, Bing He, Jun Zhou, Jituo Zheng, Houkang Liu, Yunrong Wei, Jingxing Dong, and Qihong Lou
Opt. Express 19(16) 15162-15172 (2011)

References

  • View by:
  • |
  • |
  • |

  1. Y. Jeong, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, and J. Nilsson, “Ytterbium-doped large-core fiber laser with 1 kW continuous-wave output power,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline paper PD1.
  2. C.-H. Liu, A. Galvanauskas, B. Ehlers, F. Doerfel, S. Heinemann, A. Clarter, K. Tankala, and J. Farroni, “810 W single transverse mode Yb-doped fiber laser,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline PD2.
  3. G. Almantas, “High power fiber lasers,” Opt. Photon. News 15(7), 42–47 (2004).
  4. F. Gonthier, L. Martineau, N. Azami, M. Faucher, F. Seguin, D. Stryckman, and A. Villeneuve, “Hig-hpower all-fiber components: the missing link for high-power fiber lasers,” in Fiber Lasers: Technology, Systems, and Applications, L. N. Durvasula, ed., Proc. SPIE5335, 266–276 (2004).
  5. P. Ou, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and Y. Yuan, “Studies of pump light leakage out of couplers for multi-coupler side-pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 239, 421–428 (2004).
    [Crossref]
  6. N. S. Platonov, D.V. Gapontsev, V. P. Gapontsev, and V. Shumilin, “135W cw fiber laser with perfect single mode output,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), paper CPDC3.
  7. D. J. Ripin and L. Goldberg, “High efficiency side-coupling of light into optical fibres using imbedded v-grooves,” Electron. Lett. 31, 2204–2205 (1995).
    [Crossref]
  8. J.-Q. Xu, J.-H. Lu, G. Kumar, J.-R. Lu, and K. Ueda, “A non-fused fiber coupler for side-pumping of double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 220, 389–395 (2003).
    [Crossref]
  9. J. P. Koplow, S. W. Moore, and A. V. Kliner, “A new method for side pumping of double-clad fiber sources,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 39, 529–540 (2003).
    [Crossref]
  10. R. Herda, A. Liem, B. Schnabel, A. Drauschke, H.-J. Fuchs, E.-B. Kley, H. Zellmer, and A. Tuennermann, “Efficient side-pumping of fiber lasers using binary gold diffraction gratings,” Electron. Lett. 39, 276–277 (2003).
    [Crossref]
  11. I. Kelson and A. A. Hardy, “Strongly pumped fiber lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 34, 1570–1577 (1998).
    [Crossref]
  12. L. Xiao, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and P. Ou, “An approximate analytic solution of strongly pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers without neglecting the scattering loss,” Opt. Commun. 230, 401–410 (2004).
    [Crossref]
  13. V. P. Gapontsev, N. S. Platonov, O. Shkuribin, and L. Zaitsev, “400 W low-noise single-mode CW ytterbium fiber laser with an integrated fiber delivery,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 88 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2003), pp. 2134–2136.

2004 (3)

G. Almantas, “High power fiber lasers,” Opt. Photon. News 15(7), 42–47 (2004).

P. Ou, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and Y. Yuan, “Studies of pump light leakage out of couplers for multi-coupler side-pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 239, 421–428 (2004).
[Crossref]

L. Xiao, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and P. Ou, “An approximate analytic solution of strongly pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers without neglecting the scattering loss,” Opt. Commun. 230, 401–410 (2004).
[Crossref]

2003 (3)

J.-Q. Xu, J.-H. Lu, G. Kumar, J.-R. Lu, and K. Ueda, “A non-fused fiber coupler for side-pumping of double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 220, 389–395 (2003).
[Crossref]

J. P. Koplow, S. W. Moore, and A. V. Kliner, “A new method for side pumping of double-clad fiber sources,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 39, 529–540 (2003).
[Crossref]

R. Herda, A. Liem, B. Schnabel, A. Drauschke, H.-J. Fuchs, E.-B. Kley, H. Zellmer, and A. Tuennermann, “Efficient side-pumping of fiber lasers using binary gold diffraction gratings,” Electron. Lett. 39, 276–277 (2003).
[Crossref]

1998 (1)

I. Kelson and A. A. Hardy, “Strongly pumped fiber lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 34, 1570–1577 (1998).
[Crossref]

1995 (1)

D. J. Ripin and L. Goldberg, “High efficiency side-coupling of light into optical fibres using imbedded v-grooves,” Electron. Lett. 31, 2204–2205 (1995).
[Crossref]

Almantas, G.

G. Almantas, “High power fiber lasers,” Opt. Photon. News 15(7), 42–47 (2004).

Azami, N.

F. Gonthier, L. Martineau, N. Azami, M. Faucher, F. Seguin, D. Stryckman, and A. Villeneuve, “Hig-hpower all-fiber components: the missing link for high-power fiber lasers,” in Fiber Lasers: Technology, Systems, and Applications, L. N. Durvasula, ed., Proc. SPIE5335, 266–276 (2004).

Clarter, A.

C.-H. Liu, A. Galvanauskas, B. Ehlers, F. Doerfel, S. Heinemann, A. Clarter, K. Tankala, and J. Farroni, “810 W single transverse mode Yb-doped fiber laser,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline PD2.

Doerfel, F.

C.-H. Liu, A. Galvanauskas, B. Ehlers, F. Doerfel, S. Heinemann, A. Clarter, K. Tankala, and J. Farroni, “810 W single transverse mode Yb-doped fiber laser,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline PD2.

Drauschke, A.

R. Herda, A. Liem, B. Schnabel, A. Drauschke, H.-J. Fuchs, E.-B. Kley, H. Zellmer, and A. Tuennermann, “Efficient side-pumping of fiber lasers using binary gold diffraction gratings,” Electron. Lett. 39, 276–277 (2003).
[Crossref]

Ehlers, B.

C.-H. Liu, A. Galvanauskas, B. Ehlers, F. Doerfel, S. Heinemann, A. Clarter, K. Tankala, and J. Farroni, “810 W single transverse mode Yb-doped fiber laser,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline PD2.

Farroni, J.

C.-H. Liu, A. Galvanauskas, B. Ehlers, F. Doerfel, S. Heinemann, A. Clarter, K. Tankala, and J. Farroni, “810 W single transverse mode Yb-doped fiber laser,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline PD2.

Faucher, M.

F. Gonthier, L. Martineau, N. Azami, M. Faucher, F. Seguin, D. Stryckman, and A. Villeneuve, “Hig-hpower all-fiber components: the missing link for high-power fiber lasers,” in Fiber Lasers: Technology, Systems, and Applications, L. N. Durvasula, ed., Proc. SPIE5335, 266–276 (2004).

Fuchs, H.-J.

R. Herda, A. Liem, B. Schnabel, A. Drauschke, H.-J. Fuchs, E.-B. Kley, H. Zellmer, and A. Tuennermann, “Efficient side-pumping of fiber lasers using binary gold diffraction gratings,” Electron. Lett. 39, 276–277 (2003).
[Crossref]

Galvanauskas, A.

C.-H. Liu, A. Galvanauskas, B. Ehlers, F. Doerfel, S. Heinemann, A. Clarter, K. Tankala, and J. Farroni, “810 W single transverse mode Yb-doped fiber laser,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline PD2.

Gapontsev, D.V.

N. S. Platonov, D.V. Gapontsev, V. P. Gapontsev, and V. Shumilin, “135W cw fiber laser with perfect single mode output,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), paper CPDC3.

Gapontsev, V. P.

N. S. Platonov, D.V. Gapontsev, V. P. Gapontsev, and V. Shumilin, “135W cw fiber laser with perfect single mode output,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), paper CPDC3.

V. P. Gapontsev, N. S. Platonov, O. Shkuribin, and L. Zaitsev, “400 W low-noise single-mode CW ytterbium fiber laser with an integrated fiber delivery,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 88 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2003), pp. 2134–2136.

Goldberg, L.

D. J. Ripin and L. Goldberg, “High efficiency side-coupling of light into optical fibres using imbedded v-grooves,” Electron. Lett. 31, 2204–2205 (1995).
[Crossref]

Gong, M.

P. Ou, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and Y. Yuan, “Studies of pump light leakage out of couplers for multi-coupler side-pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 239, 421–428 (2004).
[Crossref]

L. Xiao, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and P. Ou, “An approximate analytic solution of strongly pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers without neglecting the scattering loss,” Opt. Commun. 230, 401–410 (2004).
[Crossref]

Gonthier, F.

F. Gonthier, L. Martineau, N. Azami, M. Faucher, F. Seguin, D. Stryckman, and A. Villeneuve, “Hig-hpower all-fiber components: the missing link for high-power fiber lasers,” in Fiber Lasers: Technology, Systems, and Applications, L. N. Durvasula, ed., Proc. SPIE5335, 266–276 (2004).

Hardy, A. A.

I. Kelson and A. A. Hardy, “Strongly pumped fiber lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 34, 1570–1577 (1998).
[Crossref]

Heinemann, S.

C.-H. Liu, A. Galvanauskas, B. Ehlers, F. Doerfel, S. Heinemann, A. Clarter, K. Tankala, and J. Farroni, “810 W single transverse mode Yb-doped fiber laser,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline PD2.

Herda, R.

R. Herda, A. Liem, B. Schnabel, A. Drauschke, H.-J. Fuchs, E.-B. Kley, H. Zellmer, and A. Tuennermann, “Efficient side-pumping of fiber lasers using binary gold diffraction gratings,” Electron. Lett. 39, 276–277 (2003).
[Crossref]

Jeong, Y.

Y. Jeong, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, and J. Nilsson, “Ytterbium-doped large-core fiber laser with 1 kW continuous-wave output power,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline paper PD1.

Kelson, I.

I. Kelson and A. A. Hardy, “Strongly pumped fiber lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 34, 1570–1577 (1998).
[Crossref]

Kley, E.-B.

R. Herda, A. Liem, B. Schnabel, A. Drauschke, H.-J. Fuchs, E.-B. Kley, H. Zellmer, and A. Tuennermann, “Efficient side-pumping of fiber lasers using binary gold diffraction gratings,” Electron. Lett. 39, 276–277 (2003).
[Crossref]

Kliner, A. V.

J. P. Koplow, S. W. Moore, and A. V. Kliner, “A new method for side pumping of double-clad fiber sources,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 39, 529–540 (2003).
[Crossref]

Koplow, J. P.

J. P. Koplow, S. W. Moore, and A. V. Kliner, “A new method for side pumping of double-clad fiber sources,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 39, 529–540 (2003).
[Crossref]

Kumar, G.

J.-Q. Xu, J.-H. Lu, G. Kumar, J.-R. Lu, and K. Ueda, “A non-fused fiber coupler for side-pumping of double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 220, 389–395 (2003).
[Crossref]

Liem, A.

R. Herda, A. Liem, B. Schnabel, A. Drauschke, H.-J. Fuchs, E.-B. Kley, H. Zellmer, and A. Tuennermann, “Efficient side-pumping of fiber lasers using binary gold diffraction gratings,” Electron. Lett. 39, 276–277 (2003).
[Crossref]

Liu, C.-H.

C.-H. Liu, A. Galvanauskas, B. Ehlers, F. Doerfel, S. Heinemann, A. Clarter, K. Tankala, and J. Farroni, “810 W single transverse mode Yb-doped fiber laser,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline PD2.

Lu, J.-H.

J.-Q. Xu, J.-H. Lu, G. Kumar, J.-R. Lu, and K. Ueda, “A non-fused fiber coupler for side-pumping of double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 220, 389–395 (2003).
[Crossref]

Lu, J.-R.

J.-Q. Xu, J.-H. Lu, G. Kumar, J.-R. Lu, and K. Ueda, “A non-fused fiber coupler for side-pumping of double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 220, 389–395 (2003).
[Crossref]

Martineau, L.

F. Gonthier, L. Martineau, N. Azami, M. Faucher, F. Seguin, D. Stryckman, and A. Villeneuve, “Hig-hpower all-fiber components: the missing link for high-power fiber lasers,” in Fiber Lasers: Technology, Systems, and Applications, L. N. Durvasula, ed., Proc. SPIE5335, 266–276 (2004).

Moore, S. W.

J. P. Koplow, S. W. Moore, and A. V. Kliner, “A new method for side pumping of double-clad fiber sources,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 39, 529–540 (2003).
[Crossref]

Nilsson, J.

Y. Jeong, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, and J. Nilsson, “Ytterbium-doped large-core fiber laser with 1 kW continuous-wave output power,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline paper PD1.

Ou, P.

P. Ou, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and Y. Yuan, “Studies of pump light leakage out of couplers for multi-coupler side-pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 239, 421–428 (2004).
[Crossref]

L. Xiao, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and P. Ou, “An approximate analytic solution of strongly pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers without neglecting the scattering loss,” Opt. Commun. 230, 401–410 (2004).
[Crossref]

Payne, D. N.

Y. Jeong, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, and J. Nilsson, “Ytterbium-doped large-core fiber laser with 1 kW continuous-wave output power,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline paper PD1.

Platonov, N. S.

N. S. Platonov, D.V. Gapontsev, V. P. Gapontsev, and V. Shumilin, “135W cw fiber laser with perfect single mode output,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), paper CPDC3.

V. P. Gapontsev, N. S. Platonov, O. Shkuribin, and L. Zaitsev, “400 W low-noise single-mode CW ytterbium fiber laser with an integrated fiber delivery,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 88 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2003), pp. 2134–2136.

Ripin, D. J.

D. J. Ripin and L. Goldberg, “High efficiency side-coupling of light into optical fibres using imbedded v-grooves,” Electron. Lett. 31, 2204–2205 (1995).
[Crossref]

Sahu, J. K.

Y. Jeong, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, and J. Nilsson, “Ytterbium-doped large-core fiber laser with 1 kW continuous-wave output power,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline paper PD1.

Schnabel, B.

R. Herda, A. Liem, B. Schnabel, A. Drauschke, H.-J. Fuchs, E.-B. Kley, H. Zellmer, and A. Tuennermann, “Efficient side-pumping of fiber lasers using binary gold diffraction gratings,” Electron. Lett. 39, 276–277 (2003).
[Crossref]

Seguin, F.

F. Gonthier, L. Martineau, N. Azami, M. Faucher, F. Seguin, D. Stryckman, and A. Villeneuve, “Hig-hpower all-fiber components: the missing link for high-power fiber lasers,” in Fiber Lasers: Technology, Systems, and Applications, L. N. Durvasula, ed., Proc. SPIE5335, 266–276 (2004).

Shkuribin, O.

V. P. Gapontsev, N. S. Platonov, O. Shkuribin, and L. Zaitsev, “400 W low-noise single-mode CW ytterbium fiber laser with an integrated fiber delivery,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 88 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2003), pp. 2134–2136.

Shumilin, V.

N. S. Platonov, D.V. Gapontsev, V. P. Gapontsev, and V. Shumilin, “135W cw fiber laser with perfect single mode output,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), paper CPDC3.

Stryckman, D.

F. Gonthier, L. Martineau, N. Azami, M. Faucher, F. Seguin, D. Stryckman, and A. Villeneuve, “Hig-hpower all-fiber components: the missing link for high-power fiber lasers,” in Fiber Lasers: Technology, Systems, and Applications, L. N. Durvasula, ed., Proc. SPIE5335, 266–276 (2004).

Tankala, K.

C.-H. Liu, A. Galvanauskas, B. Ehlers, F. Doerfel, S. Heinemann, A. Clarter, K. Tankala, and J. Farroni, “810 W single transverse mode Yb-doped fiber laser,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline PD2.

Tuennermann, A.

R. Herda, A. Liem, B. Schnabel, A. Drauschke, H.-J. Fuchs, E.-B. Kley, H. Zellmer, and A. Tuennermann, “Efficient side-pumping of fiber lasers using binary gold diffraction gratings,” Electron. Lett. 39, 276–277 (2003).
[Crossref]

Ueda, K.

J.-Q. Xu, J.-H. Lu, G. Kumar, J.-R. Lu, and K. Ueda, “A non-fused fiber coupler for side-pumping of double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 220, 389–395 (2003).
[Crossref]

Villeneuve, A.

F. Gonthier, L. Martineau, N. Azami, M. Faucher, F. Seguin, D. Stryckman, and A. Villeneuve, “Hig-hpower all-fiber components: the missing link for high-power fiber lasers,” in Fiber Lasers: Technology, Systems, and Applications, L. N. Durvasula, ed., Proc. SPIE5335, 266–276 (2004).

Wei, W.

P. Ou, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and Y. Yuan, “Studies of pump light leakage out of couplers for multi-coupler side-pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 239, 421–428 (2004).
[Crossref]

L. Xiao, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and P. Ou, “An approximate analytic solution of strongly pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers without neglecting the scattering loss,” Opt. Commun. 230, 401–410 (2004).
[Crossref]

Xiao, L.

L. Xiao, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and P. Ou, “An approximate analytic solution of strongly pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers without neglecting the scattering loss,” Opt. Commun. 230, 401–410 (2004).
[Crossref]

Xu, J.-Q.

J.-Q. Xu, J.-H. Lu, G. Kumar, J.-R. Lu, and K. Ueda, “A non-fused fiber coupler for side-pumping of double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 220, 389–395 (2003).
[Crossref]

Yan, P.

P. Ou, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and Y. Yuan, “Studies of pump light leakage out of couplers for multi-coupler side-pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 239, 421–428 (2004).
[Crossref]

L. Xiao, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and P. Ou, “An approximate analytic solution of strongly pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers without neglecting the scattering loss,” Opt. Commun. 230, 401–410 (2004).
[Crossref]

Yuan, Y.

P. Ou, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and Y. Yuan, “Studies of pump light leakage out of couplers for multi-coupler side-pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 239, 421–428 (2004).
[Crossref]

Zaitsev, L.

V. P. Gapontsev, N. S. Platonov, O. Shkuribin, and L. Zaitsev, “400 W low-noise single-mode CW ytterbium fiber laser with an integrated fiber delivery,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 88 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2003), pp. 2134–2136.

Zellmer, H.

R. Herda, A. Liem, B. Schnabel, A. Drauschke, H.-J. Fuchs, E.-B. Kley, H. Zellmer, and A. Tuennermann, “Efficient side-pumping of fiber lasers using binary gold diffraction gratings,” Electron. Lett. 39, 276–277 (2003).
[Crossref]

Electron. Lett. (2)

D. J. Ripin and L. Goldberg, “High efficiency side-coupling of light into optical fibres using imbedded v-grooves,” Electron. Lett. 31, 2204–2205 (1995).
[Crossref]

R. Herda, A. Liem, B. Schnabel, A. Drauschke, H.-J. Fuchs, E.-B. Kley, H. Zellmer, and A. Tuennermann, “Efficient side-pumping of fiber lasers using binary gold diffraction gratings,” Electron. Lett. 39, 276–277 (2003).
[Crossref]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (2)

I. Kelson and A. A. Hardy, “Strongly pumped fiber lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 34, 1570–1577 (1998).
[Crossref]

J. P. Koplow, S. W. Moore, and A. V. Kliner, “A new method for side pumping of double-clad fiber sources,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 39, 529–540 (2003).
[Crossref]

Opt. Commun. (3)

L. Xiao, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and P. Ou, “An approximate analytic solution of strongly pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers without neglecting the scattering loss,” Opt. Commun. 230, 401–410 (2004).
[Crossref]

J.-Q. Xu, J.-H. Lu, G. Kumar, J.-R. Lu, and K. Ueda, “A non-fused fiber coupler for side-pumping of double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 220, 389–395 (2003).
[Crossref]

P. Ou, P. Yan, M. Gong, W. Wei, and Y. Yuan, “Studies of pump light leakage out of couplers for multi-coupler side-pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber lasers,” Opt. Commun. 239, 421–428 (2004).
[Crossref]

Opt. Photon. News (1)

G. Almantas, “High power fiber lasers,” Opt. Photon. News 15(7), 42–47 (2004).

Other (5)

F. Gonthier, L. Martineau, N. Azami, M. Faucher, F. Seguin, D. Stryckman, and A. Villeneuve, “Hig-hpower all-fiber components: the missing link for high-power fiber lasers,” in Fiber Lasers: Technology, Systems, and Applications, L. N. Durvasula, ed., Proc. SPIE5335, 266–276 (2004).

Y. Jeong, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, and J. Nilsson, “Ytterbium-doped large-core fiber laser with 1 kW continuous-wave output power,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline paper PD1.

C.-H. Liu, A. Galvanauskas, B. Ehlers, F. Doerfel, S. Heinemann, A. Clarter, K. Tankala, and J. Farroni, “810 W single transverse mode Yb-doped fiber laser,” in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, G. J. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2004), postdeadline PD2.

N. S. Platonov, D.V. Gapontsev, V. P. Gapontsev, and V. Shumilin, “135W cw fiber laser with perfect single mode output,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 73 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2002), paper CPDC3.

V. P. Gapontsev, N. S. Platonov, O. Shkuribin, and L. Zaitsev, “400 W low-noise single-mode CW ytterbium fiber laser with an integrated fiber delivery,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 88 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2003), pp. 2134–2136.

Cited By

OSA participates in Crossref's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.

Alert me when this article is cited.


Figures (5)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Structure of the distributed pumping multifiber series fiber laser.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Schematic of the distributed-pumping DC fiber laser.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Calculated pump and laser powers as functions of position along the fiber.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Increment of pump threshold with different splicing insertion loss of a single splice in the distributed-pumped four-fiber series fiber laser.

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Temperature distribution along the fiber with a distributed-pumped and a double-end-pumped fiber laser at a total of 1200-W input power.

Tables (1)

Tables Icon

Table 1. Parameters Used for Simulation of a Distributed-Pumped Four-Fiber Series Fiber Laser

Equations (11)

Equations on this page are rendered with MathJax. Learn more.

N 2 ( z ) N = [ P p + ( z ) + P p ( z ) ] σ ap Γ p h ν p A + Γ s σ as [ P s + ( z ) + P s ( z ) ] h ν s A [ P p + ( z ) + P p ( z ) ] ( σ ap + σ ep ) Γ p h ν p A + 1 τ + Γ s ( σ es + σ as ) [ P s + ( z ) + P s ( z ) ] h ν s A ,
d P p + ( z ) d z = Γ p [ σ ap N ( σ ap + σ ep ) N 2 ( z ) ] P p + ( z ) α p P p + ( z ) ,
d P p ( z ) d z = Γ p [ σ ap N ( σ ap + σ ep ) N 2 ( z ) ] P p ( z ) α p P p ( z ) ,
d P s + ( z ) d z = Γ s [ ( σ es + σ as ) N 2 ( z ) σ as N ] P s + ( z ) + Γ s σ es N 2 ( z ) P 0 α s P s + ( z ) ,
d P s ( z ) d z = Γ s [ ( σ es + σ as ) N 2 ( z ) σ as N ] P s ( z ) + Γ s σ es N 2 ( z ) P 0 α s P s ( z ) ,
P p + ( L i 1 ) = η 2 P i 1 , i = 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ,
P p ( L i 2 ) = η 2 P i 2 , i = 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ,
P s + ( L 11 ) = R 1 P s ( L 11 ) ,
P s ( L 42 ) = R 2 P s + ( L 42 ) ,
P s + ( L i + 1 , 1 ) = η 1 P s + ( L i , 2 ) , i = 1 , 2 , 3 ,
P s ( L i 1 , 2 ) = η 1 P s ( L i , 1 ) , i = 2 , 3 , 4 ,

Metrics