High Brightness Multi-Mode Fiber Lasers - A Novel Sources for in-Band Cladding Pumping of Singlemode Fiber Lasers

Leonid V. Kotov, Oleg I. Medvedkov, Mikhail M. Bubnov, Denis S. Lipatov, Alexei N. Guryanov, Mikhail E. Likhachev

Abstract

A novel design of multi-mode Er-doped fiber lasers operated in the spectral region of 1530-1600 nm have been proposed and realized. The lasers efficiency exceed 35-42% (depending on the wavelength), while maximum output power is limited on the level of 60 W only by pump power available in the experiment. The developed multi-mode laser can be used as an efficient high-power and high-brightness pump source for Erdoped (pump at 1530-1535 nm) and Tm-doped (pump at 1560-1600 nm) singlemode fiber lasers. Utilization of the same concept to the Yb-doped lasers could strongly accelerate output power growth of single-mode lasers in the 1 μm region as well.

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Kotov L., Medvedkov O., Bubnov M., Lipatov D., Guryanov A. and Likhachev M. (2017). High Brightness Multi-Mode Fiber Lasers - A Novel Sources for in-Band Cladding Pumping of Singlemode Fiber Lasers . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS, ISBN 978-989-758-223-3, pages 99-105. DOI: 10.5220/0006166800990105


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@conference{photoptics17,
author={Leonid V. Kotov and Oleg I. Medvedkov and Mikhail M. Bubnov and Denis S. Lipatov and Alexei N. Guryanov and Mikhail E. Likhachev},
title={High Brightness Multi-Mode Fiber Lasers - A Novel Sources for in-Band Cladding Pumping of Singlemode Fiber Lasers},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,},
year={2017},
pages={99-105},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006166800990105},
isbn={978-989-758-223-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,
TI - High Brightness Multi-Mode Fiber Lasers - A Novel Sources for in-Band Cladding Pumping of Singlemode Fiber Lasers
SN - 978-989-758-223-3
AU - Kotov L.
AU - Medvedkov O.
AU - Bubnov M.
AU - Lipatov D.
AU - Guryanov A.
AU - Likhachev M.
PY - 2017
SP - 99
EP - 105
DO - 10.5220/0006166800990105