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All-fiber-coupled, master oscillator fiber power amplifier based laser assembly for the LISA gravitational wave detector
Author(s): Dennis Weise; Jens Limpert; Thomas Schreiber; Claus Braxmaier; Christian Wuhrer; Peter Gath; Hans-Reiner Schulte; Andreas Tünnermann; Ulrich Johann

Paper Abstract

We review possible alternatives for the realization of the LISA laser assembly against the requirements and present a concept for a tailored master oscillator fiber power amplifier solution. An all-solid-state, all- fiber coupled approach with a Nd:YAG NPRO seed appears particularly attractive due to the possibility to combine excellent spectral properties and high output powers with superior environmental robustness.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10567, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2006, 105671B (21 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2308038
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Dennis Weise, EADS Astrium GmbH (Germany)
Jens Limpert, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Thomas Schreiber, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Claus Braxmaier, EADS Astrium GmbH (Germany)
Hochschule Konstanz (Germany)
Christian Wuhrer, EADS Astrium GmbH (Germany)
Peter Gath, EADS Astrium GmbH (Germany)
Hans-Reiner Schulte, EADS Astrium GmbH (Germany)
Andreas Tünnermann, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Germany)
Ulrich Johann, EADS Astrium GmbH (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10567:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2006
Errico Armandillo; Josiane Costeraste; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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