11W of 938nm light was produced in an Nd3+ fiber laser. Optimization of the ratio of the fiber core and cladding areas permitted operation of the laser at room temperature by minimizing 1088nm gain.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
J. W. Dawson, R. Beach, A. Drobshoff, Z. Liao, D. M. Pennington, S. A. Payne, L. Taylor, W. Hackenberg, and D. Bonaccini, "Scalable 11W 938nm Nd3+ doped fiber laser," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MD8.
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