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Optical Engineering

Investigation of the laser pumping power impact on the operating regimes of a laser passively Q-switched by a saturated absorber
Author(s): Mustapha Benarab; Rabah Mokdad; Hocine Djellout; Omar Lamrous; Arezki Benfdila; Patrick P. Meyrueis
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Paper Abstract

We have adapted the point model for the study of an all-fiber laser doped with Nd3+ and Q-switched by a saturable fiber absorber doped with Cr4+. Calculations of the output power of the 1084 nm laser are considered as a function of the pump power supplied by a 790 nm laser diode. The analysis of the simulation results reveals the existence of pulsed, sinusoidal, and dc operating regimes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 50(9) 094201 doi: 10.1117/1.3625420
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 50, Issue 9
Show Author Affiliations
Mustapha Benarab, Univ. Mouloud Mammeri (Algeria)
Rabah Mokdad, Univ. Mouloud Mammeri (Algeria)
Hocine Djellout, Univ. Mouloud Mammeri (Algeria)
Omar Lamrous, Univ. Mouloud Mammeri (Algeria)
Arezki Benfdila, Univ. Mouloud Mammeri (Algeria)
Patrick P. Meyrueis, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Physique de Strasbourg (France)


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