Fiber-laser SHG yields broad bandwidth at high power

Jin U. Kang, Chang Seok Kim, Jacob B. Khurgin

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Abstract

Advantages of rare-earth-doped fiber lasers over stoichiometric rare earth lasers were discussed. Yb-doped fiber laser with its emission wavelength range centered around 1060nm was studied. The fiber laser is capable of delivering continuous-wave (cw) output power in excess of tens of watts with wall-plug efficiency in excess of 20%. Visible wavelengths were generated by Raman-Stokes-shifting the output of the Yb-doped fiber laser and frequency-doubling the shifted wavelength.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages55-58
Number of pages4
Volume38
No2
Specialist publicationLaser Focus World
StatePublished - Feb 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Marketing
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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