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A higher-order mode fiber amplifier with an axicon for output mode conversion
Author(s): J. W. Nicholson; J. M. Fini; Anthony M. DeSantolo; P. S. Westbrook; R. S. Windeler; T. Kremp; C. Headley; D. J. DiGiovanni
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Paper Abstract

Mode conversion at the output of a higher-order mode fiber amplifier is proposed and demonstrated with an axicon for the first time. M2 of 1.25 is achieved for 82% conversion efficiency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 March 2015
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9344, Fiber Lasers XII: Technology, Systems, and Applications, 93441V (4 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2077679
Show Author Affiliations
J. W. Nicholson, OFS Labs. (United States)
J. M. Fini, OFS Labs. (United States)
Anthony M. DeSantolo, OFS Labs. (United States)
P. S. Westbrook, OFS Labs. (United States)
R. S. Windeler, OFS Labs. (United States)
T. Kremp, OFS Labs. (United States)
C. Headley, OFS Labs. (United States)
D. J. DiGiovanni, OFS Labs. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9344:
Fiber Lasers XII: Technology, Systems, and Applications
L. Brandon Shaw, Editor(s)

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