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Title3.7 W fluoride glass Raman fiber laser operating at 2231 nm.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsFortin, Vincent, Martin Bernier, Dominic Faucher, Julien Carrier, and Réal Vallée
JournalOpt Express
Volume20
Issue17
Pagination19412-9
Date Published2012 Aug 13
ISSN1094-4087
KeywordsEquipment Design, Equipment Failure Analysis, Fiber Optic Technology, Fluorides, Glass, Lasers, Spectrum Analysis, Raman
Abstract

The first demonstration of a multi-watt continuous wave fluoride glass Raman fiber laser operating beyond 2.2 μm is reported. A maximum output power of 3.7 W was obtained from a nested cavity setup with a laser slope efficiency of 15% with respect to the launched pump power.

DOI10.1364/OE.20.019412
Alternate JournalOpt Express
PubMed ID23038584