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Multi-100W class, fully integrated, monolithic ytterbium-doped photonic-crystal fiber amplifier module
Author(s): Johan Boullet; Germain Guiraud; Giorgio Santarelli; Cyril Vincont; Simon Salort; Christophe Pierre
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Paper Abstract

We report a high performance, fully monolithic 40 μm core, Yb-doped photonic crystal fiber amplifier module. The developed fused combiner allows us to couple 6 pumps of 50 W at 976 nm and 5 W of signal at 1064 nm in the PCF amplifier. We then produced up to 210 W of average power at 1064 nm which is the highest power ever delivered by a fully monolithic PCF amplifier. The module is entirely thermally controlled in a rugged package, and has run more than 25 days at > 100W average power with an excellent peak to peak power stability < 1%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 April 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9730, Components and Packaging for Laser Systems II, 97300Q (22 April 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2209496
Show Author Affiliations
Johan Boullet, ALPhANOV (France)
Germain Guiraud, Lab. Photonique, Numérique et Nanosciences (France)
Azur Light Systems (France)
Giorgio Santarelli, Lab. Photonique, Numérique et Nanosciences (France)
Cyril Vincont, ALPhANOV (France)
Simon Salort, ALPhANOV (France)
Christophe Pierre, ALPhANOV (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9730:
Components and Packaging for Laser Systems II
Alexei L. Glebov; Paul O. Leisher, Editor(s)

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