High-efficiency watt-level mid-infrared fiber lasers beyond 3 µm using Dy:ZBLAN

R. I. Woodward, M. R. Majewski, G. Bharathan, D. D. Hudson, A. Fuerbach, S. D. Jackson: High-efficiency watt-level mid-infrared fiber lasers beyond 3 µm using Dy:ZBLAN. CLEO Pacific Rim: 2018, OSA Technical Digest, The Optical Society, Hong Kong, 2018, (Paper F1A.1).

Abstract

We demonstrate an optimized in-band-pumped dysprosium fiber laser with 73% slope efficiency and 1.1 W output at 3.15 µm: the first watt-level fiber source in the 3.0–3.4 µm region and highest ever efficiency mid-IR fiber laser.

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@conference{Woodward2018,
title = {High-efficiency watt-level mid-infrared fiber lasers beyond 3 µm using Dy:ZBLAN},
author = {R. I. Woodward and M. R. Majewski and G. Bharathan and D. D. Hudson and A. Fuerbach and S. D. Jackson},
url = {http://www.riwoodward.com/publication_files/woodward_2018_cleo_watt.pdf},
doi = {10.1364/CLEOPR.2018.F1A.1},
year  = {2018},
date = {2018-08-09},
booktitle = {CLEO Pacific Rim: 2018, OSA Technical Digest},
publisher = {The Optical Society},
address = {Hong Kong},
abstract = {We demonstrate an optimized in-band-pumped dysprosium fiber laser with 73% slope efficiency and 1.1 W output at 3.15 µm: the first watt-level fiber source in the 3.0–3.4 µm region and highest ever efficiency mid-IR fiber laser.},
note = {Paper F1A.1},
keywords = {dysprosium, fibre laser},
pubstate = {published},
tppubtype = {conference}
}