Abstract

We developed a new master-oscillator power-amplifier scheme consisting of a tapered semiconductor amplifier and a fiber-grating-stabilized laser diode for efficient green-light generation in a planar MgO:PPLN waveguide, and demonstrated cw green-light generation of 346mW.

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Output power versus current of the tapered amplifier seeded with a fiber grating stabilized laser diode, where the injected power was 84 mW . The upper left inset is the spectrum of the amplifier at 6 A , and lower right inset is the corresponding near-field pattern.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Beam-quality factor M 2 of the output beam (filled circles with solid curve), and the corresponding ratio of spatially filtered (using line slits in the focal plane) to unfiltered power of the tapered amplifier versus injection current (open circles with broken curve).

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a) Side view and (b) top view of SHG experiment setup using a planar-waveguide Mg O : Li Nb O 3 SHG device and a MOPA system consisting of a tapered semiconductor amplifier and a fiber Bragg grating stabilized laser diode.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

SHG power versus fundamental wave power using an 18 - mm -long planar-waveguide Mg O : Li Nb O 3 device (filled circles) with the corresponding calculations (dotted curve).

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P 2 ω = P eff tanh 2 ( η ¯ P eff ) ,

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