Efficient diode-pumped single-frequency erbium:ytterbium fibre laser
Kringlebotn, J.T., Morkel, P.R., Reekie, L., Archambault, J.L. and Payne, D.N. (1993) Efficient diode-pumped single-frequency erbium:ytterbium fibre laser. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 5, (10), 1162-1164. (doi:10.1109/68.248414).
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We report a 7.6-mW single-frequency fiber laser operating at 1545 nm, using for the first time an Er3+:Yb3+ doped fiber and a fiber grating output coupler. The laser did not exhibit self-pulsation, which is a typical problem in short three-level fiber lasers, and had a relative intensity noise (RIN) level below -145.5 dB/Hz at frequencies above 10 MHz. The linewidth of the laser was limited by the relaxation oscillation sidebands in the optical spectrum and was typically less than 1 MHz.
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
|Date Deposited:||11 Mar 2010|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 11:23|
|Contributors:||Kringlebotn, J.T. (Author)
Morkel, P.R. (Author)
Reekie, L. (Author)
Archambault, J.L. (Author)
Payne, D.N. (Author)
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