Thermal effects are becoming increasingly problematic in fiber lasers as the powers get higher, the cores larger, and the fibers shorter. We discuss high-brightness tandem-pumping, and how it can drastically reduce the thermal load. Article not available.
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J. Nilsson, T. Yao, Y. M. Chang, J. Sahu, J. Ji, and C. Codemard, "Tandem-pumped Fiber Lasers with Low Quantum Defect," in Advanced Solid-State Lasers Congress, G. Huber and P. Moulton, eds., OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper ATu1A.1.
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