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  • Vol. 32, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2014
  • pp: 1116–1119

All-Solid Silicate Photonic Crystal Fiber Laser With 13.1 W Output Power and 64.5% Slope Efficiency

Longfei Wang, Wentao Li, Qiuchun Sheng, Qinling Zhou, Lei Zhang, Lili Hu, Jianrong Qiu, and Danping Chen

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp. 1116-1119 (2014)


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Abstract

We demonstrate an all-solid Nd $^{3+}$ -doped silicate photonic crystal fiber with 13.1 W output power at 1061 nm and 64.5% slope efficiency. We also theoretically investigate and prove the effects of confinement loss and overlap fraction on a double-clad photonic crystal fiber laser. An innovative design is suggested to improve the laser beam quality.

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Longfei Wang, Wentao Li, Qiuchun Sheng, Qinling Zhou, Lei Zhang, Lili Hu, Jianrong Qiu, and Danping Chen, "All-Solid Silicate Photonic Crystal Fiber Laser With 13.1 W Output Power and 64.5% Slope Efficiency," J. Lightwave Technol. 32, 1116-1119 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-32-6-1116


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