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Power amplifier for 1083nm using ytterbium-doped fibre

Power amplifier for 1083nm using ytterbium-doped fibre
Power amplifier for 1083nm using ytterbium-doped fibre
We have demonstrated a power amplifier for a single-frequency signal at 1088nm as required in spectroscopic applications. It is based on a ytterbium doped silica fibre which was pumped by a MOPA semiconductor laser at 978nm. In a preliminary experiment we achieved 14 dB gain and 60 mW of amplified signal. We discuss the design considerations, the possibility of significant improvements of output power and gain, and the relevance of the amplifier for high resolution spectroscopy.
0030-4018
243-246
Paschotta, R.
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Hanna, D.C.
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De Natale, P.
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Modugno, G.
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Inguscio, M.
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Modugno, G.
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Paschotta, R., Hanna, D.C., De Natale, P., Modugno, G., Inguscio, M. and Laporta, P. (1997) Power amplifier for 1083nm using ytterbium-doped fibre. Optics Communications, 136 (3-4), 243-246. (doi:10.1016/S0030-4018(96)00688-8).

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We have demonstrated a power amplifier for a single-frequency signal at 1088nm as required in spectroscopic applications. It is based on a ytterbium doped silica fibre which was pumped by a MOPA semiconductor laser at 978nm. In a preliminary experiment we achieved 14 dB gain and 60 mW of amplified signal. We discuss the design considerations, the possibility of significant improvements of output power and gain, and the relevance of the amplifier for high resolution spectroscopy.

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Published date: March 1997
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre

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Local EPrints ID: 78340
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78340
ISSN: 0030-4018
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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 19 Jul 2019 23:37

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