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Optical Engineering

Thermal and thermal-optical effects in high-power photonic crystal fiber lasers
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Paper Abstract

A series-parallel model is introduced to calculate the effective thermal conductivities of hollow claddings of photonic crystal fibers (PCFs). The temperature distribution and thermal-optical properties of PCF lasers are studied by solving the heat transfer equations. The average power scaling of the PCF lasers in respect of the thermal effects is also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 2006
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 45(12) 124204 doi: 10.1117/1.2402492
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 45, Issue 12
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Xiaojin Cheng, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (China)
Jianqiu Xu, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (China)


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