Abstract

We report on a master-oscillator ytterbium-doped fiber amplifier system with up to 133W of continuous-wave output power using a tunable narrow-linewidth external-cavity diode laser seed source. Stable tunable high-power operation was demonstrated from 1040nmto1085nm with more than 12dB suppression of amplified spontaneous emission.

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental setup of the tunable fiber amplifier.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Suppression of ASE over the available tuning range of the ECDL and the preamplifier and main amplifier stage.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Maximum main amplifier output power over the tuning range from 1040 to 1085 nm with and without the ASE subtracted from the total output power.

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Fig. 4

Optical emission spectra of the main fiber amplifier stage at 1040, 1060, and 1085 nm running at 130 W of output power.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Main fiber amplifier output power characteristic at 1060 nm . Backward-propagating light power was measured simultaneously for SBS monitoring.

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