Laser Physics

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 1425–1427

Nd-doped phosphate glass microstructured optical fiber laser

  • G. Zhang
  • F. F. Luo
  • X. F. Liu
  • G. P. Dong
  • Q. Zhang
  • G. Lin
  • Q. L. Zhou
  • J. R. Qiu
  • L. L. Hu
  • D. P. Chen
Fiber Optics

Abstract

We experimentally demonstrated a single-mode laser at 1056 nm with Nd-doped phosphate glass microstructured optical fiber (MOF), which was fabricated with conventional stack-and-draw method. The laser action was observed from a Fabry-Perot cavity formed by placing two dichroic mirrors of ∼100 and 85% reflectivity, to the two end facets of MOF. Pumped by CW laser diodes (LDs) at 808 nm, the MOF laser yielded a maximum output power of 8.5 mW and a slope efficiency of 2%.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
  • F. F. Luo
    • 1
    • 2
  • X. F. Liu
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. P. Dong
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Q. Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Lin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Q. L. Zhou
    • 1
  • J. R. Qiu
    • 3
  • L. L. Hu
    • 1
  • D. P. Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Material Science and Technology for High Power Lasers, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine MechanicsChinese Academy of SciencesShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  3. 3.Institute of Optical Communication MaterialsSouth China University of TechnologyGuangzhouChina

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