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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1683–1688

Lasing in a gain-guided index antiguided fiber

Ying Chen, Vikas Sudesh, Timothy McComb, Martin C. Richardson, Michael Bass, and John Ballato  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 8, pp. 1683-1688 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.001683


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Abstract

Experimental demonstration is presented of lasing in a gain-guided index antiguided Nd 3 + -doped phosphate glass core fiber. This type of lasing remains in its lowest-order mode even when pumped well above threshold, leading to excellent beam quality.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber and Waveguide Designs

History
Original Manuscript: November 16, 2006
Revised Manuscript: February 15, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: February 16, 2007
Published: July 19, 2007

Citation
Ying Chen, Vikas Sudesh, Timothy McComb, Martin C. Richardson, Michael Bass, and John Ballato, "Lasing in a gain-guided index antiguided fiber," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 1683-1688 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-8-1683


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