Abstract

A high-power continuous-wave coherent light source at 545.5nm is described. We use 8.3W from a solid-state ytterbium-doped single-mode fiber oscillator/amplifier system as input into an external frequency doubling stage. This system produces up to 4.1 W of stable green single-frequency laser radiation. We characterize the light source by performing absorption spectroscopy on iodine across the full tuning range of the fiber laser and saturation spectroscopy on one strong iodine line of the doppler-broadened spectrum.

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2007 (1)

2006 (2)

A. Friedenauer, F. Markert, H. Schmitz, L. Petersen, S. Kahra, M. Herrmann, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, and T. Schätz, “High power all solid state laser system near 280 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 371–373 (2006).
[Crossref]

J.-P. Wallerand, L. Robertsson, L.-S. Ma, and M. Zucco, “Absolute frequency measurement of molecular iodine lines at 514.7 nm, interrogated by a frequency-doubled Yb-doped fibre laser,” Metrologia 43, 294–298 (2006).
[Crossref]

2005 (1)

M. Batz, S. Baeßler, W. Heil, E. W. Otten, D. Rudersdorf, J. Schmiedeskamp, Y. Sobolev, and M. Wolf, “3He Spin Filter for Neutrons,” J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 293–298 (2005).
[Crossref]

2004 (4)

2003 (1)

2001 (2)

K. S. E. Eikema, J. Walz, and T. W. Hänsch, “Continuous Coherent Lyman-α Excitation of Atomic Hydrogen,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 5679–5682 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

T. Freegarde and C. Zimmermann, “On the design of enhancement cavities for second harmonic generation,” Opt. Commun. 199, 435–446 (2001).
[Crossref]

2000 (1)

P. Cancio Pastor, P. Zeppini, A. Arie, P. De Natale, G. Giusfredi, G. Rosenman, and M. Inguscio, “Sub-Doppler spectroscopy of molecular iodine around 541 nm with a novel solid state laser source,” Opt. Commun. 176, 453–458 (2000).
[Crossref]

1999 (1)

E. Zanger, R. Müller, B. Liu, and W. Gries, “Diode-pumped industrial high-power cw all solid-state laser at 266 nm,” SPIE 3862, 255–261 (1999).
[Crossref]

1990 (1)

D. C. Hanna, R. M. Percival, I. R. Perry, R. G. Smart, P. J. Suni, and A. C. Tropper, “An ytterbium-doped monomode fibre laser: broadly tunable operation from 1.010μm to 1.162μm and three-level operation at 974 nm,” J. Mod. Opt. 37, 517–525 (1990).
[Crossref]

1983 (1)

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, J. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser Phase and Frequency Stabilization Using an Optical Resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97–105 (1983).
[Crossref]

1971 (1)

P. W. Smith and T. W. Hänsch, “Cross-Relaxation Effects in the Saturation of the 6328-Å Neon-Laser Line,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 26, 740–743 (1971).
[Crossref]

1962 (1)

Arie, A.

P. Cancio Pastor, P. Zeppini, A. Arie, P. De Natale, G. Giusfredi, G. Rosenman, and M. Inguscio, “Sub-Doppler spectroscopy of molecular iodine around 541 nm with a novel solid state laser source,” Opt. Commun. 176, 453–458 (2000).
[Crossref]

Baeßler, S.

M. Batz, S. Baeßler, W. Heil, E. W. Otten, D. Rudersdorf, J. Schmiedeskamp, Y. Sobolev, and M. Wolf, “3He Spin Filter for Neutrons,” J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 293–298 (2005).
[Crossref]

Batz, M.

M. Batz, S. Baeßler, W. Heil, E. W. Otten, D. Rudersdorf, J. Schmiedeskamp, Y. Sobolev, and M. Wolf, “3He Spin Filter for Neutrons,” J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 293–298 (2005).
[Crossref]

Besnard, P.

Bordais, S.

S. Bordais, S. Grot, Y. Jaouén, P. Besnard, and M. Le Flohic, “Double-clad 10-W Yb3+-doped fiber master oscillator power fiber amplifier for 3He optical pumping,” Appl. Opt. 43, 2168–2174 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. Tastevin, S. Grot, E. Courtade, S. Bordais, and P.-J. Nacher, “A broadband ytterbium-doped tunable fiber laser for 3He optical pumping at 1083 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 78, 145–156 (2004).
[Crossref]

Buckley, J.

Cancio Pastor, P.

P. Cancio Pastor, P. Zeppini, A. Arie, P. De Natale, G. Giusfredi, G. Rosenman, and M. Inguscio, “Sub-Doppler spectroscopy of molecular iodine around 541 nm with a novel solid state laser source,” Opt. Commun. 176, 453–458 (2000).
[Crossref]

Courtade, E.

G. Tastevin, S. Grot, E. Courtade, S. Bordais, and P.-J. Nacher, “A broadband ytterbium-doped tunable fiber laser for 3He optical pumping at 1083 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 78, 145–156 (2004).
[Crossref]

De Natale, P.

P. Cancio Pastor, P. Zeppini, A. Arie, P. De Natale, G. Giusfredi, G. Rosenman, and M. Inguscio, “Sub-Doppler spectroscopy of molecular iodine around 541 nm with a novel solid state laser source,” Opt. Commun. 176, 453–458 (2000).
[Crossref]

Dong, X.-Y.

Drever, R. W. P.

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, J. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser Phase and Frequency Stabilization Using an Optical Resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97–105 (1983).
[Crossref]

Eikema, K. S. E.

K. S. E. Eikema, J. Walz, and T. W. Hänsch, “Continuous Coherent Lyman-α Excitation of Atomic Hydrogen,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 5679–5682 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Etzel, H. W.

Fan, Y.-X.

Ford, G. M.

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, J. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser Phase and Frequency Stabilization Using an Optical Resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97–105 (1983).
[Crossref]

Freegarde, T.

T. Freegarde and C. Zimmermann, “On the design of enhancement cavities for second harmonic generation,” Opt. Commun. 199, 435–446 (2001).
[Crossref]

Friedenauer, A.

A. Friedenauer, F. Markert, H. Schmitz, L. Petersen, S. Kahra, M. Herrmann, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, and T. Schätz, “High power all solid state laser system near 280 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 371–373 (2006).
[Crossref]

Gandy, H. W.

Gerstenkorn, S.

S. Gerstenkorn and P. Luc, Atlas du spectre d’absorption de la molécule d’iode 14800 - 20000 cm-1 (Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, 1978).
[PubMed]

Ginther, R. J.

Giusfredi, G.

P. Cancio Pastor, P. Zeppini, A. Arie, P. De Natale, G. Giusfredi, G. Rosenman, and M. Inguscio, “Sub-Doppler spectroscopy of molecular iodine around 541 nm with a novel solid state laser source,” Opt. Commun. 176, 453–458 (2000).
[Crossref]

Gries, W.

E. Zanger, R. Müller, B. Liu, and W. Gries, “Diode-pumped industrial high-power cw all solid-state laser at 266 nm,” SPIE 3862, 255–261 (1999).
[Crossref]

Grot, S.

G. Tastevin, S. Grot, E. Courtade, S. Bordais, and P.-J. Nacher, “A broadband ytterbium-doped tunable fiber laser for 3He optical pumping at 1083 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 78, 145–156 (2004).
[Crossref]

S. Bordais, S. Grot, Y. Jaouén, P. Besnard, and M. Le Flohic, “Double-clad 10-W Yb3+-doped fiber master oscillator power fiber amplifier for 3He optical pumping,” Appl. Opt. 43, 2168–2174 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Hall, J. L.

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, J. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser Phase and Frequency Stabilization Using an Optical Resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97–105 (1983).
[Crossref]

Hanna, D. C.

D. C. Hanna, R. M. Percival, I. R. Perry, R. G. Smart, P. J. Suni, and A. C. Tropper, “An ytterbium-doped monomode fibre laser: broadly tunable operation from 1.010μm to 1.162μm and three-level operation at 974 nm,” J. Mod. Opt. 37, 517–525 (1990).
[Crossref]

Hänsch, T. W.

M. Scheid, F. Markert, J. Walz, J. Wang, M. Kirchner, and T. W. Hänsch, “750 mW continuous-wave solid-state deep ultraviolet laser source at the 253.7 nm transition in mercury,” Opt. Lett. 32, 955–957 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Friedenauer, F. Markert, H. Schmitz, L. Petersen, S. Kahra, M. Herrmann, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, and T. Schätz, “High power all solid state laser system near 280 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 371–373 (2006).
[Crossref]

K. S. E. Eikema, J. Walz, and T. W. Hänsch, “Continuous Coherent Lyman-α Excitation of Atomic Hydrogen,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 5679–5682 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

P. W. Smith and T. W. Hänsch, “Cross-Relaxation Effects in the Saturation of the 6328-Å Neon-Laser Line,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 26, 740–743 (1971).
[Crossref]

He, J.-L.

Heil, W.

M. Batz, S. Baeßler, W. Heil, E. W. Otten, D. Rudersdorf, J. Schmiedeskamp, Y. Sobolev, and M. Wolf, “3He Spin Filter for Neutrons,” J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 293–298 (2005).
[Crossref]

Herrmann, M.

A. Friedenauer, F. Markert, H. Schmitz, L. Petersen, S. Kahra, M. Herrmann, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, and T. Schätz, “High power all solid state laser system near 280 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 371–373 (2006).
[Crossref]

Hough, J.

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, J. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser Phase and Frequency Stabilization Using an Optical Resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97–105 (1983).
[Crossref]

Hu, S.-L.

Ilday, F. Ö.

Inguscio, M.

P. Cancio Pastor, P. Zeppini, A. Arie, P. De Natale, G. Giusfredi, G. Rosenman, and M. Inguscio, “Sub-Doppler spectroscopy of molecular iodine around 541 nm with a novel solid state laser source,” Opt. Commun. 176, 453–458 (2000).
[Crossref]

Jaouén, Y.

Jeong, Y.

Kahra, S.

A. Friedenauer, F. Markert, H. Schmitz, L. Petersen, S. Kahra, M. Herrmann, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, and T. Schätz, “High power all solid state laser system near 280 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 371–373 (2006).
[Crossref]

Kirchner, M.

Kowalski, F. V.

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, J. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser Phase and Frequency Stabilization Using an Optical Resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97–105 (1983).
[Crossref]

Kuznetsova, L.

Le Flohic, M.

Liu, B.

E. Zanger, R. Müller, B. Liu, and W. Gries, “Diode-pumped industrial high-power cw all solid-state laser at 266 nm,” SPIE 3862, 255–261 (1999).
[Crossref]

Lu, F.-Y.

Lu, K.-C.

Luc, P.

S. Gerstenkorn and P. Luc, Atlas du spectre d’absorption de la molécule d’iode 14800 - 20000 cm-1 (Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, 1978).
[PubMed]

Ma, L.-S.

J.-P. Wallerand, L. Robertsson, L.-S. Ma, and M. Zucco, “Absolute frequency measurement of molecular iodine lines at 514.7 nm, interrogated by a frequency-doubled Yb-doped fibre laser,” Metrologia 43, 294–298 (2006).
[Crossref]

Markert, F.

M. Scheid, F. Markert, J. Walz, J. Wang, M. Kirchner, and T. W. Hänsch, “750 mW continuous-wave solid-state deep ultraviolet laser source at the 253.7 nm transition in mercury,” Opt. Lett. 32, 955–957 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Friedenauer, F. Markert, H. Schmitz, L. Petersen, S. Kahra, M. Herrmann, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, and T. Schätz, “High power all solid state laser system near 280 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 371–373 (2006).
[Crossref]

Müller, R.

E. Zanger, R. Müller, B. Liu, and W. Gries, “Diode-pumped industrial high-power cw all solid-state laser at 266 nm,” SPIE 3862, 255–261 (1999).
[Crossref]

Munley, A. J.

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, J. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser Phase and Frequency Stabilization Using an Optical Resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97–105 (1983).
[Crossref]

Nacher, P.-J.

G. Tastevin, S. Grot, E. Courtade, S. Bordais, and P.-J. Nacher, “A broadband ytterbium-doped tunable fiber laser for 3He optical pumping at 1083 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 78, 145–156 (2004).
[Crossref]

Nilsson, J.

Otten, E. W.

M. Batz, S. Baeßler, W. Heil, E. W. Otten, D. Rudersdorf, J. Schmiedeskamp, Y. Sobolev, and M. Wolf, “3He Spin Filter for Neutrons,” J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 293–298 (2005).
[Crossref]

Payne, D. N.

Percival, R. M.

D. C. Hanna, R. M. Percival, I. R. Perry, R. G. Smart, P. J. Suni, and A. C. Tropper, “An ytterbium-doped monomode fibre laser: broadly tunable operation from 1.010μm to 1.162μm and three-level operation at 974 nm,” J. Mod. Opt. 37, 517–525 (1990).
[Crossref]

Perry, I. R.

D. C. Hanna, R. M. Percival, I. R. Perry, R. G. Smart, P. J. Suni, and A. C. Tropper, “An ytterbium-doped monomode fibre laser: broadly tunable operation from 1.010μm to 1.162μm and three-level operation at 974 nm,” J. Mod. Opt. 37, 517–525 (1990).
[Crossref]

Petersen, L.

A. Friedenauer, F. Markert, H. Schmitz, L. Petersen, S. Kahra, M. Herrmann, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, and T. Schätz, “High power all solid state laser system near 280 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 371–373 (2006).
[Crossref]

Robertsson, L.

J.-P. Wallerand, L. Robertsson, L.-S. Ma, and M. Zucco, “Absolute frequency measurement of molecular iodine lines at 514.7 nm, interrogated by a frequency-doubled Yb-doped fibre laser,” Metrologia 43, 294–298 (2006).
[Crossref]

Rosenman, G.

P. Cancio Pastor, P. Zeppini, A. Arie, P. De Natale, G. Giusfredi, G. Rosenman, and M. Inguscio, “Sub-Doppler spectroscopy of molecular iodine around 541 nm with a novel solid state laser source,” Opt. Commun. 176, 453–458 (2000).
[Crossref]

Rudersdorf, D.

M. Batz, S. Baeßler, W. Heil, E. W. Otten, D. Rudersdorf, J. Schmiedeskamp, Y. Sobolev, and M. Wolf, “3He Spin Filter for Neutrons,” J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 293–298 (2005).
[Crossref]

Sahu, J. K.

Schätz, T.

A. Friedenauer, F. Markert, H. Schmitz, L. Petersen, S. Kahra, M. Herrmann, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, and T. Schätz, “High power all solid state laser system near 280 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 371–373 (2006).
[Crossref]

Scheid, M.

Schmiedeskamp, J.

M. Batz, S. Baeßler, W. Heil, E. W. Otten, D. Rudersdorf, J. Schmiedeskamp, Y. Sobolev, and M. Wolf, “3He Spin Filter for Neutrons,” J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 293–298 (2005).
[Crossref]

Schmitz, H.

A. Friedenauer, F. Markert, H. Schmitz, L. Petersen, S. Kahra, M. Herrmann, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, and T. Schätz, “High power all solid state laser system near 280 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 371–373 (2006).
[Crossref]

Smart, R. G.

D. C. Hanna, R. M. Percival, I. R. Perry, R. G. Smart, P. J. Suni, and A. C. Tropper, “An ytterbium-doped monomode fibre laser: broadly tunable operation from 1.010μm to 1.162μm and three-level operation at 974 nm,” J. Mod. Opt. 37, 517–525 (1990).
[Crossref]

Smith, P. W.

P. W. Smith and T. W. Hänsch, “Cross-Relaxation Effects in the Saturation of the 6328-Å Neon-Laser Line,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 26, 740–743 (1971).
[Crossref]

Sobolev, Y.

M. Batz, S. Baeßler, W. Heil, E. W. Otten, D. Rudersdorf, J. Schmiedeskamp, Y. Sobolev, and M. Wolf, “3He Spin Filter for Neutrons,” J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 293–298 (2005).
[Crossref]

Suni, P. J.

D. C. Hanna, R. M. Percival, I. R. Perry, R. G. Smart, P. J. Suni, and A. C. Tropper, “An ytterbium-doped monomode fibre laser: broadly tunable operation from 1.010μm to 1.162μm and three-level operation at 974 nm,” J. Mod. Opt. 37, 517–525 (1990).
[Crossref]

Tastevin, G.

G. Tastevin, S. Grot, E. Courtade, S. Bordais, and P.-J. Nacher, “A broadband ytterbium-doped tunable fiber laser for 3He optical pumping at 1083 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 78, 145–156 (2004).
[Crossref]

Tropper, A. C.

D. C. Hanna, R. M. Percival, I. R. Perry, R. G. Smart, P. J. Suni, and A. C. Tropper, “An ytterbium-doped monomode fibre laser: broadly tunable operation from 1.010μm to 1.162μm and three-level operation at 974 nm,” J. Mod. Opt. 37, 517–525 (1990).
[Crossref]

Udem, T.

A. Friedenauer, F. Markert, H. Schmitz, L. Petersen, S. Kahra, M. Herrmann, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, and T. Schätz, “High power all solid state laser system near 280 nm,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 371–373 (2006).
[Crossref]

Wallerand, J.-P.

J.-P. Wallerand, L. Robertsson, L.-S. Ma, and M. Zucco, “Absolute frequency measurement of molecular iodine lines at 514.7 nm, interrogated by a frequency-doubled Yb-doped fibre laser,” Metrologia 43, 294–298 (2006).
[Crossref]

Walz, J.

Wang, H.-J.

Wang, H.-T.

Wang, J.

Ward, H.

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, J. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser Phase and Frequency Stabilization Using an Optical Resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97–105 (1983).
[Crossref]

Wise, F. W.

Wolf, M.

M. Batz, S. Baeßler, W. Heil, E. W. Otten, D. Rudersdorf, J. Schmiedeskamp, Y. Sobolev, and M. Wolf, “3He Spin Filter for Neutrons,” J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 293–298 (2005).
[Crossref]

Zanger, E.

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Experimental setup. WM, wavelength meter; FC, fiber collimator; λ/4, λ/2, wave plates; PBC, NPBC, polarizing and non-polarizing beam splitter cubes; BD, beam dump; PM, phase modulator; PD, PD-I, PD-N, PD-S, photodiodes; FI, faraday isolator; ML, mode matching lens; BS, beam shifter; FS, fused silica window; L, CL, lenses; ES, unit for error signal detection; M1, M2, cavity mirrors; LBO, lithium triborate crystal; P, prism; PZT, piezoelectric transducer; ND, neutral density filter; C, chopper; A, aperture. Part (a) is used to normalize the absorption-spectroscopy signal, and part (b) is used for doppler-free saturation spectroscoy.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Green output power Pgr at 545.5 nm as a function of the infrared input power Pir at 1091 nm.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

(a) Absorption spectrum of molecular iodine. (b) Doppler free spectrum of the line at 18334.8 cm-1

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