Abstract

Two-tone 1064 nm fiber amplifiers having both cold (16°C) and pump induced temperature zones co-seeded with narrow linewidth 1064 nm and broad linewidth 1040 nm photons have been shown to have a power enhancement factor between 1.6 and 1.8 relative to the optimum single-tone 1064 nm amplifier while maintaining an efficiency of 65% or greater. The output power and efficiency of 1064 nm narrow linewidth two-tone amplifiers is dependent on the length of the gain fiber, the narrow to broad linewidth seed ratio, the wavelength of the broad linewidth seed and the temperature of the gain fiber.

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2010

C. Lu, I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, C. Vergien, L. Henry, A. Lobad, and T. Shay, “SBS suppression through seeding with narrow linewidth and broadband signals: experimental results,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75802L (2010).

2009

I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, and T. M. Shay, “Investigation of nonlinear effects in multitone-driven narrow-linewidth high-power amplifiers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15(2), 406–414 (2009).
[CrossRef]

2008

M. D. Mermelstein, M. J. Andrejco, J. Fini, C. Headley, and D. J. DiGiovanni, “11.2 dB SBS gain suppression in a large mode area Yb-doped optical fiber,” Proc. SPIE 6873, 68730N (2008).

I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, T. J. Bronder, T. Shay, A. Gavrielides, and C. Robin, “A theoretical treatment of two approaches to SBS mitigation with two-tone amplification,” Opt. Express 16(18), 14233–14247 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2007

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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Y. Jeong, J. Nilsson, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, R. Horley, L. M. B. Hickey, and P. W. Turner, “Power scaling of single frequency ytterbium-doped fiber master-oscillator power-amplifier sources up to 500 W,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(3), 546–551 (2007).
[CrossRef]

2000

Alam, M.

D. P. Machewirth, Q. Wang, B. Samson, K. Tankala, M. O'Connor, and M. Alam, “Current developments in high-power, monolithic, polarization maintaining fiber amplifiers for coherent beam combining applications,” Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531F (2007).

Andrejco, M. J.

M. D. Mermelstein, M. J. Andrejco, J. Fini, C. Headley, and D. J. DiGiovanni, “11.2 dB SBS gain suppression in a large mode area Yb-doped optical fiber,” Proc. SPIE 6873, 68730N (2008).

Bronder, T. J.

Chen, X.

Crowley, A. M.

Dajani, I.

C. Lu, I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, C. Vergien, L. Henry, A. Lobad, and T. Shay, “SBS suppression through seeding with narrow linewidth and broadband signals: experimental results,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75802L (2010).

I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, and T. M. Shay, “Investigation of nonlinear effects in multitone-driven narrow-linewidth high-power amplifiers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15(2), 406–414 (2009).
[CrossRef]

I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, T. J. Bronder, T. Shay, A. Gavrielides, and C. Robin, “A theoretical treatment of two approaches to SBS mitigation with two-tone amplification,” Opt. Express 16(18), 14233–14247 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Demeritt, J. A.

DiGiovanni, D. J.

M. D. Mermelstein, M. J. Andrejco, J. Fini, C. Headley, and D. J. DiGiovanni, “11.2 dB SBS gain suppression in a large mode area Yb-doped optical fiber,” Proc. SPIE 6873, 68730N (2008).

Fini, J.

M. D. Mermelstein, M. J. Andrejco, J. Fini, C. Headley, and D. J. DiGiovanni, “11.2 dB SBS gain suppression in a large mode area Yb-doped optical fiber,” Proc. SPIE 6873, 68730N (2008).

Gavrielides, A.

Goldberg, L.

Gray, S.

Headley, C.

M. D. Mermelstein, M. J. Andrejco, J. Fini, C. Headley, and D. J. DiGiovanni, “11.2 dB SBS gain suppression in a large mode area Yb-doped optical fiber,” Proc. SPIE 6873, 68730N (2008).

Henry, L.

C. Lu, I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, C. Vergien, L. Henry, A. Lobad, and T. Shay, “SBS suppression through seeding with narrow linewidth and broadband signals: experimental results,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75802L (2010).

Hickey, L. M. B.

Y. Jeong, J. Nilsson, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, R. Horley, L. M. B. Hickey, and P. W. Turner, “Power scaling of single frequency ytterbium-doped fiber master-oscillator power-amplifier sources up to 500 W,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(3), 546–551 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Horley, R.

Y. Jeong, J. Nilsson, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, R. Horley, L. M. B. Hickey, and P. W. Turner, “Power scaling of single frequency ytterbium-doped fiber master-oscillator power-amplifier sources up to 500 W,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(3), 546–551 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Jeong, Y.

Y. Jeong, J. Nilsson, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, R. Horley, L. M. B. Hickey, and P. W. Turner, “Power scaling of single frequency ytterbium-doped fiber master-oscillator power-amplifier sources up to 500 W,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(3), 546–551 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Kliner, D. A.

Koplow, J. P.

Li, M. J.

Liu, A.

Lobad, A.

C. Lu, I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, C. Vergien, L. Henry, A. Lobad, and T. Shay, “SBS suppression through seeding with narrow linewidth and broadband signals: experimental results,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75802L (2010).

Lu, C.

C. Lu, I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, C. Vergien, L. Henry, A. Lobad, and T. Shay, “SBS suppression through seeding with narrow linewidth and broadband signals: experimental results,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75802L (2010).

Machewirth, D. P.

D. P. Machewirth, Q. Wang, B. Samson, K. Tankala, M. O'Connor, and M. Alam, “Current developments in high-power, monolithic, polarization maintaining fiber amplifiers for coherent beam combining applications,” Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531F (2007).

Mermelstein, M. D.

M. D. Mermelstein, M. J. Andrejco, J. Fini, C. Headley, and D. J. DiGiovanni, “11.2 dB SBS gain suppression in a large mode area Yb-doped optical fiber,” Proc. SPIE 6873, 68730N (2008).

Nilsson, J.

Y. Jeong, J. Nilsson, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, R. Horley, L. M. B. Hickey, and P. W. Turner, “Power scaling of single frequency ytterbium-doped fiber master-oscillator power-amplifier sources up to 500 W,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(3), 546–551 (2007).
[CrossRef]

O'Connor, M.

D. P. Machewirth, Q. Wang, B. Samson, K. Tankala, M. O'Connor, and M. Alam, “Current developments in high-power, monolithic, polarization maintaining fiber amplifiers for coherent beam combining applications,” Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531F (2007).

Payne, D. N.

Y. Jeong, J. Nilsson, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, R. Horley, L. M. B. Hickey, and P. W. Turner, “Power scaling of single frequency ytterbium-doped fiber master-oscillator power-amplifier sources up to 500 W,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(3), 546–551 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Robin, C.

Ruffin, A. B.

Sahu, J. K.

Y. Jeong, J. Nilsson, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, R. Horley, L. M. B. Hickey, and P. W. Turner, “Power scaling of single frequency ytterbium-doped fiber master-oscillator power-amplifier sources up to 500 W,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(3), 546–551 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Samson, B.

D. P. Machewirth, Q. Wang, B. Samson, K. Tankala, M. O'Connor, and M. Alam, “Current developments in high-power, monolithic, polarization maintaining fiber amplifiers for coherent beam combining applications,” Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531F (2007).

Shay, T.

C. Lu, I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, C. Vergien, L. Henry, A. Lobad, and T. Shay, “SBS suppression through seeding with narrow linewidth and broadband signals: experimental results,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75802L (2010).

I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, T. J. Bronder, T. Shay, A. Gavrielides, and C. Robin, “A theoretical treatment of two approaches to SBS mitigation with two-tone amplification,” Opt. Express 16(18), 14233–14247 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Shay, T. M.

I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, and T. M. Shay, “Investigation of nonlinear effects in multitone-driven narrow-linewidth high-power amplifiers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15(2), 406–414 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Tankala, K.

D. P. Machewirth, Q. Wang, B. Samson, K. Tankala, M. O'Connor, and M. Alam, “Current developments in high-power, monolithic, polarization maintaining fiber amplifiers for coherent beam combining applications,” Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531F (2007).

Turner, P. W.

Y. Jeong, J. Nilsson, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, R. Horley, L. M. B. Hickey, and P. W. Turner, “Power scaling of single frequency ytterbium-doped fiber master-oscillator power-amplifier sources up to 500 W,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(3), 546–551 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Vergien, C.

C. Lu, I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, C. Vergien, L. Henry, A. Lobad, and T. Shay, “SBS suppression through seeding with narrow linewidth and broadband signals: experimental results,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75802L (2010).

Walton, D. T.

Wang, J.

Wang, Q.

D. P. Machewirth, Q. Wang, B. Samson, K. Tankala, M. O'Connor, and M. Alam, “Current developments in high-power, monolithic, polarization maintaining fiber amplifiers for coherent beam combining applications,” Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531F (2007).

Zenteno, L. A.

Zeringue, C.

C. Lu, I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, C. Vergien, L. Henry, A. Lobad, and T. Shay, “SBS suppression through seeding with narrow linewidth and broadband signals: experimental results,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75802L (2010).

I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, and T. M. Shay, “Investigation of nonlinear effects in multitone-driven narrow-linewidth high-power amplifiers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15(2), 406–414 (2009).
[CrossRef]

I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, T. J. Bronder, T. Shay, A. Gavrielides, and C. Robin, “A theoretical treatment of two approaches to SBS mitigation with two-tone amplification,” Opt. Express 16(18), 14233–14247 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron.

Y. Jeong, J. Nilsson, J. K. Sahu, D. N. Payne, R. Horley, L. M. B. Hickey, and P. W. Turner, “Power scaling of single frequency ytterbium-doped fiber master-oscillator power-amplifier sources up to 500 W,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(3), 546–551 (2007).
[CrossRef]

I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, and T. M. Shay, “Investigation of nonlinear effects in multitone-driven narrow-linewidth high-power amplifiers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15(2), 406–414 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express

Opt. Lett.

Proc. SPIE

D. P. Machewirth, Q. Wang, B. Samson, K. Tankala, M. O'Connor, and M. Alam, “Current developments in high-power, monolithic, polarization maintaining fiber amplifiers for coherent beam combining applications,” Proc. SPIE 6453, 64531F (2007).

C. Lu, I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, C. Vergien, L. Henry, A. Lobad, and T. Shay, “SBS suppression through seeding with narrow linewidth and broadband signals: experimental results,” Proc. SPIE 7580, 75802L (2010).

M. D. Mermelstein, M. J. Andrejco, J. Fini, C. Headley, and D. J. DiGiovanni, “11.2 dB SBS gain suppression in a large mode area Yb-doped optical fiber,” Proc. SPIE 6873, 68730N (2008).

Other

B. Shiner, “Recent technical and marketing developments in high power fiber lasers,” in Tech Focus: Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers: Concepts to Applications, CLEO Europe, Munich, Germany, 2009.

T. Bronder, I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, and T. Shay, “Multi-tone driven high-power narrow linewidth rare earth doped fiber amplifier,” US Patent 7764720.

A. Wada, T. Nozawa, D. Tanaka, and R. Yamauchi, “Suppression of SBS by intentionally induced periodic residual-strain in single-mode optical fibers,” in Proceedings of the 17th ECOC, 1991, 25–28.

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