Wide wavelength-tuning of a double-clad Yb3+-doped fiber laser based on a fiber bragg grating array

J.A. Alvarez-Chavez, A. Martinez-Rios, I. Torres-Gomez, Herman L. Offerhaus

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We report wide wavelength tuning in a double-clad ytterbium-doped fiber laser. The laser cavity consists of an array of broadband high-reflection fiber Bragg gratings and a bulk grating as output coupler and wavelength selection element. The proposed fiber laser configuration combines low intra-cavity loss of fiber Bragg grating mirrors with wide wavelength tuning of bulk gratings.We demonstrate >70 nm wavelength tuning range, limited only by the available fiber Bragg gratings.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalLaser physics
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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  • METIS-241212

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