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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 13 — Jun. 26, 2006
  • pp: 6091–6097

Thermo-optical behavior of rare-earth-doped low-NA fibers in high power operation

S. Hädrich, T. Schreiber, T. Pertsch, J. Limpert, T. Peschel, R. Eberhardt, and A. Tünnermann  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 13, pp. 6091-6097 (2006)

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The influence of the internal temperature gradient in rare-earth-doped low-numerical-aperture fibers on modal properties is analyzed for step-index and photonic crystal fibers. We provide guidelines when a single-mode fiber turns into a multimode fiber and how the mode-field-diameter is affected.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: November 28, 2005
Revised Manuscript: May 19, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: May 19, 2006
Published: June 26, 2006

S. Hädrich, T. Schreiber, T. Pertsch, J. Limpert, T. Peschel, R. Eberhardt, and A. Tünnermann, "Thermo-optical behavior of rare-earth-doped low-NA fibers in high power operation," Opt. Express 14, 6091-6097 (2006)

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