Abstract

A skew-angle cladding-pumped tunable Yb-doped fiber laser is presented. The laser was tunable over more than 30nm, from 1022 to 1055nm, by employing a volume Bragg grating in a retroreflector configuration as one of the cavity delimiters. Output powers in excess of 4.3W were recorded with a spectral bandwidth of 5GHz and an M2 value below 1.3 over the whole tuning range.

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Y. Kaneda, L. Fan, T. C. Hsu, N. Peyghambarian, M. Fallahi, A. R. Zakharian, J. Hader, J. V. Moloney, W. Stoltz, and S. Koch, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 1795 (2006).
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Pasiskevicius, V.

Payne, D.

Peyghambarian, N.

Y. Kaneda, L. Fan, T. C. Hsu, N. Peyghambarian, M. Fallahi, A. R. Zakharian, J. Hader, J. V. Moloney, W. Stoltz, and S. Koch, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 1795 (2006).
[Crossref]

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Sahu, J.

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Schmid, A. W.

L. B. Glebov, L. N. Glebova, V. I. Smirnov, M. Dubinskii, L. D. Merkle, S. Papernov, and A. W. Schmid, presented at Solid State and Diode Laser Technical Review, Albuquerque, N. Mex., 2004.

Sevian, A.

O. Andrusyak, I. Ciapurin, A. Sevian, V. Smirnov, G. Venus, and L. Glebov, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JTuA85.

Shaw, J.

Sjöqvist, L.

M. Henriksson, L. Sjöqvist, V. Pasiskevicius, and F. Laurell, Appl. Phys. B: Photophys. Laser Chem. 86, 497 (2007).
[Crossref]

Smirnov, V.

O. Andrusyak, I. Ciapurin, A. Sevian, V. Smirnov, G. Venus, and L. Glebov, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JTuA85.

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O. M. Efimov, L. B. Glebov, L. N. Glebova, K. C. Richardson, and V. I. Smirnov, Appl. Opt. 38, 619 (1999).
[Crossref]

L. B. Glebov, L. N. Glebova, V. I. Smirnov, M. Dubinskii, L. D. Merkle, S. Papernov, and A. W. Schmid, presented at Solid State and Diode Laser Technical Review, Albuquerque, N. Mex., 2004.

Steckman, G. J.

F. Havermeyer, W. Liu, C. Moser, D. Psaltis, and G. J. Steckman, Opt. Eng. 43, 2017 (2004).
[Crossref]

Stoltz, W.

Y. Kaneda, L. Fan, T. C. Hsu, N. Peyghambarian, M. Fallahi, A. R. Zakharian, J. Hader, J. V. Moloney, W. Stoltz, and S. Koch, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 1795 (2006).
[Crossref]

Tam, H. Y.

X. Feng, H. Y. Tam, W. H. Chung, and P. K. A. Wai, Opt. Commun. 263, 295 (2006).
[Crossref]

Tankala, K.

Tiihonen, M.

Unger, S.

Venus, G.

O. Andrusyak, I. Ciapurin, A. Sevian, V. Smirnov, G. Venus, and L. Glebov, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JTuA85.

Volodin, B. L.

Wai, P. K. A.

X. Feng, H. Y. Tam, W. H. Chung, and P. K. A. Wai, Opt. Commun. 263, 295 (2006).
[Crossref]

Wandt, D.

Withford, M. J.

Zakharian, A. R.

Y. Kaneda, L. Fan, T. C. Hsu, N. Peyghambarian, M. Fallahi, A. R. Zakharian, J. Hader, J. V. Moloney, W. Stoltz, and S. Koch, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 1795 (2006).
[Crossref]

Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. B: Photophys. Laser Chem. (1)

M. Henriksson, L. Sjöqvist, V. Pasiskevicius, and F. Laurell, Appl. Phys. B: Photophys. Laser Chem. 86, 497 (2007).
[Crossref]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

Y. Kaneda, L. Fan, T. C. Hsu, N. Peyghambarian, M. Fallahi, A. R. Zakharian, J. Hader, J. V. Moloney, W. Stoltz, and S. Koch, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 1795 (2006).
[Crossref]

Opt. Commun. (1)

X. Feng, H. Y. Tam, W. H. Chung, and P. K. A. Wai, Opt. Commun. 263, 295 (2006).
[Crossref]

Opt. Eng. (1)

F. Havermeyer, W. Liu, C. Moser, D. Psaltis, and G. J. Steckman, Opt. Eng. 43, 2017 (2004).
[Crossref]

Opt. Express (3)

Opt. Lett. (6)

Other (2)

L. B. Glebov, L. N. Glebova, V. I. Smirnov, M. Dubinskii, L. D. Merkle, S. Papernov, and A. W. Schmid, presented at Solid State and Diode Laser Technical Review, Albuquerque, N. Mex., 2004.

O. Andrusyak, I. Ciapurin, A. Sevian, V. Smirnov, G. Venus, and L. Glebov, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JTuA85.

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic view of the experimental setup. Lenses L1 and L2 image the pump emission onto the Yb-doped fiber at an angle of 14° (a close-up of the dotted circle is shown in Fig. 2). L3 collimates the beam out of the fiber. M1 and M2 are highly reflective broadband mirrors.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Detail from Fig. 1 visualizing the pump launching scheme. The convergence angle of the pump emission together with the launch angle is less than the acceptance angle of the fiber cladding.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Slope efficiencies measured throughout the tuning range. The slope efficiencies are practically unchanged over the entire range. Roll-off is attributed to a pump spectrum that tunes over the absorption peak.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Spectrum related to each slope measurement in Fig. 3. The measurements were performed using an optical spectrum analyzer with a resolution limit of 0.07 nm . Note that in these measurements, the resolution was set to 1 nm .

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Output power versus launched pump power for the mirror-based reference setup (squares) and residual pump power (triangle). The roll-off effect is attributed to the shift in pump spectrum.

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