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Self-focusing in high-power optical fibers
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Paper Abstract

Recently the use of "vortex" beams of high azimuthal mode number has been proposed as a way of increasing the maximum peak power through-put of optical fibers beyond the few MW allowed for Gaussian beams by self-focusing. We report a numerical investigation of these and other schemes using a beam propagation approach that includes a Kerr-type nonlinearity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 2007
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6475, Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XI, 64750G (9 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.706132
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G. Ronald Hadley, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
Arlee V. Smith, Sandia National Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6475:
Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XI
Yakov Sidorin; Christoph A. Waechter, Editor(s)

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