Nanosecond pulses with peak powers in the order of 12kW have been delivered single-mode through air-core photonic bandgap fibres at 1064nm using a high repetition rate (15kHz) Nd:YAG laser.
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J. D. Shephard, J. D. C. Jones, D. P. Hand, G. Bouwmans, J. C. Knight, P. S. J. Russell, and B. J. Mangan, "Delivery of high-peak power nanosecond pulses through air-core photonic bandgap fibres," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CThY2.
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