Abstract

We report 33% efficient generation of the first Stokes in a high-concentration GeO2 fiber Raman laser pumped by a 22W thulium-doped fiber laser. An output power of 4.6W at 2.105μm is demonstrated.

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2006 (1)

S. D. Jackson and G. Anzueto-Sanchez, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 221106 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005 (3)

J. C. Travers, S. V. Popov, and J. R. Taylor, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 31106 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Y. C. Zhao and S. D. Jackson, Opt. Commun. 253, 172 (2005).
[CrossRef]

E. M. Dianov and V. M. Mashinsky, J. Lightwave Technol. 23, 3500 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2004 (3)

1978 (1)

F. L. Galeener, J. C. Mikkelsen, R. H. Geils, and W. J. Mosby, Appl. Phys. Lett. 32, 34 (1978).
[CrossRef]

1975 (1)

R. D. Maurer and P. C. Schultz, "Germania containing optical waveguide," U.S. patent 3,884,550 (May 20, 1975).

Anzueto-Sanchez, G.

S. D. Jackson and G. Anzueto-Sanchez, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 221106 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Bufetov, I. A.

E. M. Dianov, I. A. Bufetov, V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, O. I. Medvedkov, A. V. Shubin, M. A. Melkumov, A. N. Gur'yanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. V. Yashkov, Quantum Electron. 34, 695 (2004).
[CrossRef]

V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, V. V. Dvoyrin, S. A. Vasiliev, O. I. Medvedkov, I. A. Bufetov, A. V. Shubin, E. M. Dianov, A. N. Guryanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. Y. Salgansky, Opt. Lett. 29, 2596 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Dianov, E. M.

Dvoyrin, V. V.

Galeener, F. L.

F. L. Galeener, J. C. Mikkelsen, R. H. Geils, and W. J. Mosby, Appl. Phys. Lett. 32, 34 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Geils, R. H.

F. L. Galeener, J. C. Mikkelsen, R. H. Geils, and W. J. Mosby, Appl. Phys. Lett. 32, 34 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Grabtchikov, A. S.

Guryanov, A. N.

Gur'yanov, A. N.

E. M. Dianov, I. A. Bufetov, V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, O. I. Medvedkov, A. V. Shubin, M. A. Melkumov, A. N. Gur'yanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. V. Yashkov, Quantum Electron. 34, 695 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Jackson, S. D.

S. D. Jackson and G. Anzueto-Sanchez, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 221106 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Y. C. Zhao and S. D. Jackson, Opt. Commun. 253, 172 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Khopin, V. F.

E. M. Dianov, I. A. Bufetov, V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, O. I. Medvedkov, A. V. Shubin, M. A. Melkumov, A. N. Gur'yanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. V. Yashkov, Quantum Electron. 34, 695 (2004).
[CrossRef]

V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, V. V. Dvoyrin, S. A. Vasiliev, O. I. Medvedkov, I. A. Bufetov, A. V. Shubin, E. M. Dianov, A. N. Guryanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. Y. Salgansky, Opt. Lett. 29, 2596 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Kiefer, W.

Lisinetskii, V. A.

Maksimenka, R.

Mashinsky, V. M.

Maurer, R. D.

R. D. Maurer and P. C. Schultz, "Germania containing optical waveguide," U.S. patent 3,884,550 (May 20, 1975).

Medvedkov, O. I.

E. M. Dianov, I. A. Bufetov, V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, O. I. Medvedkov, A. V. Shubin, M. A. Melkumov, A. N. Gur'yanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. V. Yashkov, Quantum Electron. 34, 695 (2004).
[CrossRef]

V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, V. V. Dvoyrin, S. A. Vasiliev, O. I. Medvedkov, I. A. Bufetov, A. V. Shubin, E. M. Dianov, A. N. Guryanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. Y. Salgansky, Opt. Lett. 29, 2596 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Melkumov, M. A.

E. M. Dianov, I. A. Bufetov, V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, O. I. Medvedkov, A. V. Shubin, M. A. Melkumov, A. N. Gur'yanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. V. Yashkov, Quantum Electron. 34, 695 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Mikkelsen, J. C.

F. L. Galeener, J. C. Mikkelsen, R. H. Geils, and W. J. Mosby, Appl. Phys. Lett. 32, 34 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Mosby, W. J.

F. L. Galeener, J. C. Mikkelsen, R. H. Geils, and W. J. Mosby, Appl. Phys. Lett. 32, 34 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Neustruev, V. B.

E. M. Dianov, I. A. Bufetov, V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, O. I. Medvedkov, A. V. Shubin, M. A. Melkumov, A. N. Gur'yanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. V. Yashkov, Quantum Electron. 34, 695 (2004).
[CrossRef]

V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, V. V. Dvoyrin, S. A. Vasiliev, O. I. Medvedkov, I. A. Bufetov, A. V. Shubin, E. M. Dianov, A. N. Guryanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. Y. Salgansky, Opt. Lett. 29, 2596 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Orlovich, V. A.

Popov, S. V.

J. C. Travers, S. V. Popov, and J. R. Taylor, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 31106 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Salgansky, M. Y.

Schmitt, M.

Schultz, P. C.

R. D. Maurer and P. C. Schultz, "Germania containing optical waveguide," U.S. patent 3,884,550 (May 20, 1975).

Shubin, A. V.

E. M. Dianov, I. A. Bufetov, V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, O. I. Medvedkov, A. V. Shubin, M. A. Melkumov, A. N. Gur'yanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. V. Yashkov, Quantum Electron. 34, 695 (2004).
[CrossRef]

V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, V. V. Dvoyrin, S. A. Vasiliev, O. I. Medvedkov, I. A. Bufetov, A. V. Shubin, E. M. Dianov, A. N. Guryanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. Y. Salgansky, Opt. Lett. 29, 2596 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Taylor, J. R.

J. C. Travers, S. V. Popov, and J. R. Taylor, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 31106 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Travers, J. C.

J. C. Travers, S. V. Popov, and J. R. Taylor, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 31106 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Vasiliev, S. A.

Yashkov, M. V.

E. M. Dianov, I. A. Bufetov, V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, O. I. Medvedkov, A. V. Shubin, M. A. Melkumov, A. N. Gur'yanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. V. Yashkov, Quantum Electron. 34, 695 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Zhao, Y. C.

Y. C. Zhao and S. D. Jackson, Opt. Commun. 253, 172 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (3)

J. C. Travers, S. V. Popov, and J. R. Taylor, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 31106 (2005).
[CrossRef]

S. D. Jackson and G. Anzueto-Sanchez, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 221106 (2006).
[CrossRef]

F. L. Galeener, J. C. Mikkelsen, R. H. Geils, and W. J. Mosby, Appl. Phys. Lett. 32, 34 (1978).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol. (1)

Opt. Commun. (1)

Y. C. Zhao and S. D. Jackson, Opt. Commun. 253, 172 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (2)

Quantum Electron. (1)

E. M. Dianov, I. A. Bufetov, V. M. Mashinsky, V. B. Neustruev, O. I. Medvedkov, A. V. Shubin, M. A. Melkumov, A. N. Gur'yanov, V. F. Khopin, and M. V. Yashkov, Quantum Electron. 34, 695 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Other (1)

R. D. Maurer and P. C. Schultz, "Germania containing optical waveguide," U.S. patent 3,884,550 (May 20, 1975).

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of the experimental setup.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Spontaneous Raman signal at 2.113 μ m and 2.322 μ m from 42 m of GeO 2 fiber.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

2.105 μ m Raman output power versus coupled input pump power for five cavity lengths: 10.3 m (squares), 17.5 m (circles), 26.3 m (triangles point up), 33.5 m (triangles point down), 42.5 m (diamonds). Inset, spectral output from the 26.3 m cavity with 4.6 W of output power.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Residual pump power at 1.938 μ m versus coupled input pump power for five cavity lengths: 10.3 m (squares), 17.5 m (circles), 26.3 m (triangles point up), 33.5 m (triangles point down), 42.5 m (diamonds).

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