Tapered amplifier laser with frequency-shifted feedback
A. Bayerle, S. Tzanova, P. Vlaar, B. Pasquiou, F. Schreck
SciPost Phys. 1, 002 (2016) · published 22 October 2016
- doi: 10.21468/SciPostPhys.1.1.002
We present a frequency-shifted feedback (FSF) laser based on a tapered amplifier. The laser operates as a coherent broadband source with up to 370GHz spectral width and 2.3us coherence time. If the FSF laser is seeded by a continuous-wave laser a frequency comb spanning the output spectrum appears in addition to the broadband emission. The laser has an output power of 280mW and a center wavelength of 780nm. The ease and flexibility of use of tapered amplifiers makes our FSF laser attractive for a wide range of applications, especially in metrology.
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- 1 Alex Bayerle,
- 2 3 4 Slava Tzanova,
- 1 Patrick Vlaar,
- 1 Benjamin Pasquiou,
- 1 Florian Schreck
- 1 Institute of Physics, University of Amsterdam [IoP, UvA]
- 2 Institut für Experimentalphysik, Universität Innsbruck
- 3 Institut für Quantenoptik und Quanteninformation / Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Innsbruck [IQOQI Innsbruck]
- 4 Universität Innsbruck / University of Innsbruck [UBI]
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