RP Photonics

Encyclopedia … combined with a great Buyer's Guide!

VLib
Virtual
Library

Seed Lasers

Definition: lasers which are used for generating some seed light into an amplifier or another laser

Categories: optical amplifiers, lasers

How to cite the article; suggest additional literature

A seed laser is a laser the output which is injected into some amplifier or another laser. This is done in, e.g., the following situations:

Typical types of seed lasers are small laser diodes (single-frequency or gain-switched), short-cavity fiber lasers, and miniature solid-state lasers such as nonplanar ring oscillators (NPROs).

Suppliers

The RP Photonics Buyer's Guide contains 8 suppliers for seed lasers. Among them:

See also: amplifiers, master oscillator power amplifier, slave laser, single-frequency operation, single-frequency lasers, injection locking, injection seeding
and other articles in the categories optical amplifiers, lasers

How do you rate this article?

Click here to send us your feedback!

Your general impression: don't know poor satisfactory good excellent
Technical quality: don't know poor satisfactory good excellent
Usefulness: don't know poor satisfactory good excellent
Readability: don't know poor satisfactory good excellent
Comments:

Found any errors? Suggestions for improvements? Do you know a better web page on this topic?

Spam protection: (enter the value of 5 + 8 in this field!)

If you want a response, you may leave your e-mail address in the comments field, or directly send an e-mail.

If you enter any personal data, this implies that you agree with storing it; we will use it only for the purpose of improving our website and possibly giving you a response; see also our declaration of data privacy.

If you like our website, you may also want to get our newsletters!

If you like this article, share it with your friends and colleagues, e.g. via social media:

arrow