We report on an ytterbium-doped, single-polarization, single-mode photonic crystal fiber possessing a 70µm active core (mode-field-area: 2300µm2). Characterization and comparison to a similar fiber without polarization control demonstrates the potential of the fiber design.
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O. Schmidt, J. Rothhardt, T. Eidam, F. Röser, J. Limpert, A. Tünnermann, K. P. Hansen, C. Jakobsen, and J. Broeng, "Single-Polarization Ultra-Large-Mode-Area Yb-Doped Photonic Crystal Fiber," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper MG7.
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