Three-dimensional modeling of modal competition in fiber lasers is presented. The numerical model is used to design a large mode area active fiber laser in which high order modes’ suppression is wavelength insensitive.
© 2009 The Optical Society
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber
M. Devautour, P. Roy, and S. Février, "3-D Modeling of Modal Competition in Fiber Laser: Application to HOM Suppression in Multi-Layered Fiber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWA54.
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