Abstract

We present a new approach for simultaneous spectral and coherent combining in a master oscillator power amplifier (MOPA) configuration with active phasing. Spectrally combined single-frequency seed lasers are employed as a master oscillator for the all-fiber power amplifier chain, which provides robust performance suppressing of the stimulated Brillouin scattering effect, while coherent combining of spectrally combined amplifiers with active phase control provides stable in-phase combining, despite the strong phase fluctuation. In experiments, two spectrally combined seed MOPA chains are coherently combined with a total output power of 390W. The power of the main lobe in the closed loop is two times of that value in the open loop, and visibility of more than 75% of the long-exposure interference pattern at the receiving plane is obtained.

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Friesem, A. A.

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P. Sprangle, A. Ting, J. Penano, R. Fischer, and B. Hafizi, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 45, 138 (2009).
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Injeyan, H.

S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

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S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

Jiang, Z. H.

Johnson, A. M.

S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

Jones, G. C.

S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

Jung, M.

Komine, H.

S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

Li, M.

Li, X.

X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, P. Zhou, H. T. Ma, X. Li, X. J. Xu, and Z. J. Liu, Laser Phys. 19, 984 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Lim, Y. L.

Limpert, J.

Liu, A.

Liu, L.

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Liu, T.

Liu, Z. J.

X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, P. Zhou, H. T. Ma, X. Li, X. J. Xu, and Z. J. Liu, Laser Phys. 19, 984 (2009).
[CrossRef]

P. Zhou, Z. J. Liu, X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, H. T. Ma, X. J. Xu, and S. F. Guo, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15, 248 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Ludewigt, K.

Ma, H. T.

P. Zhou, Z. J. Liu, X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, H. T. Ma, X. J. Xu, and S. F. Guo, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15, 248 (2009).
[CrossRef]

X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, P. Zhou, H. T. Ma, X. Li, X. J. Xu, and Z. J. Liu, Laser Phys. 19, 984 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Ma, Y. X.

X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, P. Zhou, H. T. Ma, X. Li, X. J. Xu, and Z. J. Liu, Laser Phys. 19, 984 (2009).
[CrossRef]

P. Zhou, Z. J. Liu, X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, H. T. Ma, X. J. Xu, and S. F. Guo, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15, 248 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Machan, J.

S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

Marmo, J.

S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

McClellan, M.

S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

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Minden, M.

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[CrossRef]

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Phua, P. B.

Robin, C.

Rothenberg, J. E.

Sanchez, A.

Schmidt, O.

Schreiber, T.

Shay, T.

Simpson, R.

S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

Sollee, J.

S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

Sprangle, P.

P. Sprangle, A. Ting, J. Penano, R. Fischer, and B. Hafizi, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 45, 138 (2009).
[CrossRef]

ten Have, E.

Ting, A.

P. Sprangle, A. Ting, J. Penano, R. Fischer, and B. Hafizi, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 45, 138 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Tsybin, I.

Tünnermann, A.

Valley, M. M.

S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

Vorontsov, M. A.

M. A. Vorontsov, T. Weyrauch, L. A. Beresnev, G. W. Carhart, L. Liu, and K. Aschenbach, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15, 269 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Walton, D. T.

Wang, B.

Wang, J.

Wang, X. L.

P. Zhou, Z. J. Liu, X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, H. T. Ma, X. J. Xu, and S. F. Guo, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15, 248 (2009).
[CrossRef]

X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, P. Zhou, H. T. Ma, X. Li, X. J. Xu, and Z. J. Liu, Laser Phys. 19, 984 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Wang, Y.

J. Wang, K. Duan, Z. Zhao, Y. Wang, and W. Zhao, Electron. Lett. 44, 1347 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Weber, M.

S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

Weiss, S. B.

S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

Weyrauch, T.

M. A. Vorontsov, T. Weyrauch, L. A. Beresnev, G. W. Carhart, L. Liu, and K. Aschenbach, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15, 269 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Wirth, C.

Xu, S. H.

Xu, X. J.

X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, P. Zhou, H. T. Ma, X. Li, X. J. Xu, and Z. J. Liu, Laser Phys. 19, 984 (2009).
[CrossRef]

P. Zhou, Z. J. Liu, X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, H. T. Ma, X. J. Xu, and S. F. Guo, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15, 248 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Yang, Z. M.

Zenteno, L. A.

Zeringue, C.

Zhang, Q. Y.

Zhang, W. N.

Zhao, W.

J. Wang, K. Duan, Z. Zhao, Y. Wang, and W. Zhao, Electron. Lett. 44, 1347 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Zhao, Z.

J. Wang, K. Duan, Z. Zhao, Y. Wang, and W. Zhao, Electron. Lett. 44, 1347 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Zhou, P.

X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, P. Zhou, H. T. Ma, X. Li, X. J. Xu, and Z. J. Liu, Laser Phys. 19, 984 (2009).
[CrossRef]

P. Zhou, Z. J. Liu, X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, H. T. Ma, X. J. Xu, and S. F. Guo, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15, 248 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt. (1)

Electron. Lett. (1)

J. Wang, K. Duan, Z. Zhao, Y. Wang, and W. Zhao, Electron. Lett. 44, 1347 (2008).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. (4)

P. Sprangle, A. Ting, J. Penano, R. Fischer, and B. Hafizi, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 45, 138 (2009).
[CrossRef]

I. Dajani, C. Zeringue, and T. Shay, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15, 406 (2009).
[CrossRef]

M. A. Vorontsov, T. Weyrauch, L. A. Beresnev, G. W. Carhart, L. Liu, and K. Aschenbach, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15, 269 (2009).
[CrossRef]

P. Zhou, Z. J. Liu, X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, H. T. Ma, X. J. Xu, and S. F. Guo, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15, 248 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Laser Phys. (1)

X. L. Wang, Y. X. Ma, P. Zhou, H. T. Ma, X. Li, X. J. Xu, and Z. J. Liu, Laser Phys. 19, 984 (2009).
[CrossRef]

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S. J. McNaught, C. P. Asman, H. Injeyan, A. Jankevics, A. M. Johnson, G. C. Jones, H. Komine, J. Machan, J. Marmo, M. McClellan, R. Simpson, J. Sollee, M. M. Valley, M. Weber, and S. B. Weiss, in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThD2.

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental setup of simultaneous spectral and coherent combining in MOPA configuration: S1, S2, seed laser; A0, preamplifier; PM, phase modulator; AI, AII, AIII, amplifiers in different stages; BS1, BS2, beam splitter; YDF, Yb 3 + doped fiber; PD, PD1, PD2, photodetector; SMFC, single mode filter coupler; DF, delivery fiber, CO, collimator.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Power and (b) spectrum of the first amplifier chain seeded by the spectrally combined master oscillator.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Results of phase locking for two-tone driven amplifier chains. (a) Metric function from the open to the closed loop. Long-exposure interference patterns in the (b) open and (c) closed loops.

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