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Yellow light generation by frequency doubling of a fiber oscillator

Bacher , C. ; Oliveira, R. ; Nogueira, R.N. ; Romano, V. ; Ryser, M.

Yellow light generation by frequency doubling of a fiber oscillator, Proc SPIE Photonics Europe, Brussels, Belgium, Vol. 989303, pp. 989303-1 - 989303-7, April, 2016.

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1117/12.2230681

Abstract
Laser sources with light-emission in the yellow spectral range around 577nm are very favorable for a variety of applications. These include applications in astronomy, in ophthalmology or in quantum optics. The generation and amplification of 1154 nm light is not straight forward when using Yb-doped optical fibers, since lasing occurs preferentially around the gain-maximum of 1030 nm. We generate the radiation within a fiber Bragg grating (FBG) based cavity and focused on reducing the amplified spontaneous emission (ASE). After the cavity, the output is frequency doubled to 577nm by using a second harmonic crystal.