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Fiber designs for high power lasers
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Paper Abstract

This paper reviews different fiber design approaches for high power lasers. First, we discuss the conventional step index profile design and methods for achieving single mode operation in high power lasers such as bending, helical core fibers and Yb dopant profile designs. Then we present new design approaches for reducing the SBS through profile and glass composition designs. Finally, we describe fiber designs to achieve single polarization and at the same time to mitigate the SRS effect.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 February 2007
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6469, Optical Components and Materials IV, 64690H (20 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.714018
Show Author Affiliations
Ming-Jun Li, Corning Inc. (United States)
Xin Chen, Corning Inc. (United States)
Ji Wang, Corning Inc. (United States)
Anping Liu, Corning Inc. (United States)
Stuart Gray, Corning Inc. (United States)
Donnell T. Walton, Corning Inc. (United States)
A. Boh Ruffin, Corning Inc. (United States)
Jeffrey Demeritt, Corning Inc. (United States)
Luis Zenteno, Corning Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6469:
Optical Components and Materials IV
Shibin Jiang; Michel J. F. Digonnet, Editor(s)

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