High power photonic crystal fibre laser with very high NA pump cladding

R M Percival, W J Wadsworth, G Bouwmans, J C Knight, T A Birks, T D Hedley, P StJ Russell

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Abstract

4 W of laser power at 1040 nm has been achieved for the first time from an Yb-doped double clad PCF. The inner cladding of this fibre has the highest NA yet reported of 0.7-0.8.
Original languageEnglish
Pages2 pp.
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2003
EventLasers and Electro-Optics, 2003. CLEO '03. Conference on -
Duration: 1 Jan 2003 → …

Conference

ConferenceLasers and Electro-Optics, 2003. CLEO '03. Conference on
Period1/01/03 → …

Keywords

  • fibre cladding
  • optical fibre cladding
  • PCF
  • 1040 nm
  • laser power
  • optical materials
  • fibre lasers
  • fibre laser
  • Yb-doped double clad
  • high NA pump cladding
  • ytterbium
  • photonic crystal
  • photonic crystals
  • 4 W

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    Percival, R. M., Wadsworth, W. J., Bouwmans, G., Knight, J. C., Birks, T. A., Hedley, T. D., & StJ Russell, P. (2003). High power photonic crystal fibre laser with very high NA pump cladding. 2 pp.. Paper presented at Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2003. CLEO '03. Conference on, .