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Comparison of photodarkening in 1030nm and 1070nm Yb-doped fibre lasers
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we investigate photodarkening and photobleaching impact in 1030 nm ytterbium doped fiber lasers and we compare results with previous experiments made with 1070 nm fiber lasers built from the same kind of alumino-silicate fiber. The possibility of using a common model with no free parameters may suggest that lower photodarkening experienced in 1030 nm fiber lasers is simply due to lower inversion required, with no influence due to the wavelength of laser photons.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 March 2015
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 9359, Optical Components and Materials XII, 935912 (16 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2081110
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Hrvoje Gebavi, Swansea Univ. (United Kingdom)
Ruder Boskovic Institute (Croatia)
Alessandro Chiasera, IFN-CNR CSMFO Lab. (Italy)
Maurizio Ferrari, IFN-CNR CSMFO Lab. (Italy)
David Mechin, Perfos (France)
Thierry Robin, iXFiber SAS (France)
Stefano Taccheo, Swansea Univ. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9359:
Optical Components and Materials XII
Shibin Jiang; Michel J. F. Digonnet, Editor(s)

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