Slab delivery of incoherent pump light to double-clad fiber amplifiers: Numerical simulations

Patrick Kano, Dmitrii Kouznetsov, Jerome V. Moloney, Moysey Brio

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Abstract

Compact fiber amplifiers with tapered slab delivery of the pump are analyzed numerically. A procedure for the selection of the structural parameters of this device is presented together with a simple asymptotic estimate for the efficiency. Simulations based on the scalar paraxial beam propagation equation demonstrate the validity of this estimate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1301-1305
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics
Volume40
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2004

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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