We report on the spectroscopy and laser characteristics of Nd-doped fiber, fabricated by rod-in-tube from Nd:YAG as a core material with silica cladding. A cladding-pumped CW laser operation at 1058nm with 52% slope-efficiency is demonstrated.
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(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber
J. K. Sahu, S. Yoo, A. Webb, T. M. Smith, and R. Standish, "5.4 W cladding-pumped Nd:YAG silica fiber laser," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CM2N.2.
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