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Large-mode-area Yb3+-doped photonic crystal fiber laser
Author(s): Pei-Guang Yan; Wei Zhang; Yi-Gang Li; Jianping Zhu; Lei Ding; Sheng-Ping Chen; Kecheng Lu; Susan Dong
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Paper Abstract

In this paper a large mode area Yb3+-doped double cladding photonic crystal fiber laser is reported. The laser's output power reaches as high as 4.3W. The slope efficiency and the maximum optical-to-optical efficiency of laser output are 69.4% and 59.7%, respectively, with respect to absorbed pump power. Single transverse mode operation is obtained at central wavelength of 1072.3nm and the measured mode distribution agrees with the simulation by using scalar beam propagation method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 January 2005
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5623, Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices, (10 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.573266
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Pei-Guang Yan, Nankai Univ. (China)
Wei Zhang, Nankai Univ. (China)
Yi-Gang Li, Nankai Univ. (China)
Jianping Zhu, Nankai Univ. (China)
Lei Ding, Nankai Univ. (China)
Sheng-Ping Chen, Nankai Univ. (China)
Kecheng Lu, Nankai Univ. (China)
Susan Dong, AT Photonics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5623:
Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices
Yan Sun; Shuisheng Jian; Sang Bae Lee; Katsunari Okamoto, Editor(s)

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