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Integrated double-clad photonic crystal fiber amplifier
Author(s): Jun Liu; Yanran Gu; Zilun Chen
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Paper Abstract

This paper studies and fabricates an integrated double-clad photonic crystal fiber amplifier, which overcomes the shortcomings of space application and makes full use of excellent property of double-clad photonic crystal fiber. In the experiment, the (6 + 1) × 1 end-pump coupler with DC-PCF is fabricated. The six pump fibers are fabricated with 105 / 125μm (NA = 0.22) multi-mode fiber. The signal fiber is made of ordinary single-mode fiber SMF-28. Then we spliced the tapered fiber bundle to photonic crystal fiber. At last, we produce double-clad photonic crystal fiber with an end-cap that are able to withstand high average power and protect the system. We have fabricated an integrated Yb-double-clad photonic crystal fiber amplifier.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10457, AOPC 2017: Laser Components, Systems, and Applications, 104572M (24 October 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2284912
Show Author Affiliations
Jun Liu, National Univ. of Defense Technology (China)
Yanran Gu, National Univ. of Defense Technology (China)
Zilun Chen, National Univ. of Defense Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10457:
AOPC 2017: Laser Components, Systems, and Applications
Shibin Jiang; Lijun Wang; Lan Jiang; Long Zhang, Editor(s)

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