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High-power continuous wave erbium-doped fiber laser pumped by a 1480-nm Raman fiber laser
Author(s): J. W. Nicholson
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Paper Abstract

We present a high power Er-doped fiber laser operating at 1555 nm, core pumped by a Raman fiber laser operating at 1480 nm. We achieve 55 W total output power for 67 W of pump power with a slope efficiency of 81%. To the best of our knowledge, this is the highest output power achieved from a core-pumped Er-doped (Yb free) fiber laser to date.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 February 2012
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 8237, Fiber Lasers IX: Technology, Systems, and Applications, 82370K (22 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.908234
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J. W. Nicholson, OFS Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8237:
Fiber Lasers IX: Technology, Systems, and Applications
Eric C. Honea; Sami T. Hendow, Editor(s)

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