Efficient near-infrared supercontinuum beam generation in ytterbium-doped double-clad passive fiber

Misaki Shoji, Natsumi Shinozaki, Takuya Gisuji, Yusuke Fujii, Masayuki Iigo, Kenji Yamane, Kazuyuki Sakaue, Taisuke Miura, Takeshi Higashiguchi

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Abstract

We report the spectral behavior and averaged output power of a supercontinuum beam generated with an ytterbium (Yb)-doped double-clad passive fiber as a gain media for an amplifier with a mode-locked oscillator at a repetition rate of 10 MHz. The flat spectra was observed with a wavelength and average power of 6.2 W in the near-infrared spectral range of 1–2.3 μm, which represents a bandwidth of 1.1 μm at the 20-m-long Yb-doped double-clad passive fiber.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)48-52
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics
Volume36
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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    Shoji, M., Shinozaki, N., Gisuji, T., Fujii, Y., Iigo, M., Yamane, K., Sakaue, K., Miura, T., & Higashiguchi, T. (2019). Efficient near-infrared supercontinuum beam generation in ytterbium-doped double-clad passive fiber. Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics, 36(1), 48-52. https://doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.36.000048