Efficient single-mode operation of a cladding-pumped ytterbium-doped helical-core fiber laser has been demonstrated. The laser yielded 60.4W of output at 1043nm in a beam with M2<1.4 for 92.6W of diode pump power at 976nm.
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P. Wang, L. J. Cooper, V. Shcheslavskiy, J. Sahu, and A. Clarkson, "Cladding-Pumped Ytterbium-Doped Helical-Core Fiber Laser," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MC4.
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