Recent advances towards 1 W/cm single mode fiber lasers

N. Peyghambarian, A. Schülzgen, T. Qiu, L. Li, V. Temyanko, P. Polynkin, M. Mansuripur, A. Mafi, J. Moloney

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Abstract

Recent developments in 1 W/cm single mode fiber lasers were discussed. A side-pumping scheme with short-length fiber lasers was also demonstrated. It was found that the fiber has a D-shaped clad and an off-center circular core to achieve the chaotic propagation of the pump which improves the pump absorption. The optical-to-optical efficiency of 24% and up to 5W output power were obtained from the use of single mode fiber lasers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberThP2
Pages (from-to)869-870
Number of pages2
JournalConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
Volume2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004
Event2004 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings, LEOS 2004 - Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Duration: Nov 7 2004Nov 11 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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