7 March 2014 High power resonantly pumped holmium-doped fibre sources
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Proceedings Volume 8982, Optical Components and Materials XI; 898202 (2014) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2045489
Event: SPIE OPTO, 2014, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
Holmium-doped fibres provide a power scalable gain-medium capable of operation at wavelengths beyond 2.05 μm. We discuss and review our approach to the power scaling of pulsed and CW laser sources at 2.1 μm using holmium-doped fibres. This paper outlines experiments which demonstrate the wavelength region accessible using holmium-doped silica fibres, as well as a linearly polarised pulsed master-oscillator power amplifier and high average power CW laser and amplifier systems. These devices demonstrate the applicability of holmium fibre lasers to a range of scientific, medical, industrial and defence applications.
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Alexander Hemming, Alexander Hemming, Nikita Simakov, Nikita Simakov, John Haub, John Haub, Adrian Carter, Adrian Carter, "High power resonantly pumped holmium-doped fibre sources", Proc. SPIE 8982, Optical Components and Materials XI, 898202 (7 March 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2045489; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2045489
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