In this paper we will present paths to reduce the extent of photodarkening in ytterbium doped fiber lasers based on the aluminosilicate glass matrix. This will enable higher powers and longer operating lifetimes.
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M. Engholm and L. Norin, "Materials Optimization for Ytterbium-Doped High Power Fiber Lasers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CFS2.
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