Wavelength tuning of a solid-state laser with a tilting mems micromirror

Alan Paterson, Ralf Bauer, Ran Li, Walter Lubeigt, Deepak Uttamchandani

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Abstract

Wavelength tuning of a Yb:KGW solid-state laser is presented using an electrothermally actuated micromirror and a diffraction grating or dispersing prism. 27 nm and 7.5 nm tuning ranges are achieved using extracavity and intracavity
configurations respectively.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 International Conference on Optical Mems and Nanophotonics (OMN)
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781509010363
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2016
Event2016 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics - National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 31 Jul 20164 Aug 2016
http://www.omn2016.org/

Publication series

Name
ISSN (Electronic)2160-5041

Conference

Conference2016 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics
Abbreviated titleOMN 2016
CountrySingapore
CitySingapore
Period31/07/164/08/16
Internet address

Keywords

  • MEMS
  • micromirrors
  • electrothermal actuation
  • solid-state laser
  • wavelength tuning
  • optical fibers
  • optical variables measurements
  • optics reflection
  • micromechanical devices

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