Continuous-wave Raman oscillation for a Nd3+:YAG intracavity fiber laser

Masataka Nakazawa, Masamitsu Tokuda, Naoya Uchida

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Abstract

Continuous-wave Raman oscillation characteristics of a Nd3+:YAG intracavity fiber laser are described. The laser has two threshold levels: one is for the oscillation of a 1.064-μm Nd3+:YAG laser, and the other is for a fiber Raman laser oscillation of 1.122 μm. The oscillation of the fiber Raman laser is produced with the aid of optical pumping resulting from the oscillation of the 1.064-μm YAG laser, i.e., the optical pumping gain medium and the fiber Raman gain medium share a common laser cavity. For a 330-m-long single-mode fiber resonator configuration, the output power of the fiber Raman laser is about 0.32 mW, which corresponds to about 30% of the 1.064-gm laser power.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)86-90
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1984 Mar
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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