An AOM Q-switching rod-type PCF oscillator operating at 978 nm is demonstrated. The laser achieves pulse of 3 mJ energy, 21 ns duration, up to 150 kW peak power at repetition rate of 1 kHz.
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S. Du, J. He, Z. Wang, W. Wu, Q. Lou, J. Zhou, and Y. Wei, "Millijoule-class Pulse Energy, High Peak Power Q-switching Large-Mode-Area Photonic Crystal Fiber Laser at 978nm," in International Photonics and Optoelectronics Meetings, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper MTh5A.5.
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