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Power amplifier for 1083nm using ytterbium-doped fibre

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), pp. 243-246. (doi:10.1016/S0030-4018(96)00688-8).

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Abstract

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: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78340
ISSN: 0030-4018
PURE UUID: ed5661a7-a0c4-48ef-9cc6-59bac1f14572

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:25

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Author: R. Paschotta
Author: D.C. Hanna
Author: P. De Natale
Author: G. Modugno
Author: M. Inguscio
Author: P. Laporta

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