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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 24 — Nov. 27, 2006
  • pp: 11512–11519

Bend-resistant fundamental mode operation in ytterbium-doped leakage channel fibers with effective areas up to 3160µm2

Liang Dong, Jun Li, and Xiang Peng  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 24, pp. 11512-11519 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.011512


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Abstract

We report fundamental mode operation in ytterbium-doped leakage channel fibers with effective areas up to 3160µm2. These fibers are bend-resistant. Lasers with slope efficiency ~60% and M2~1.3 has been demonstrated. Bend loss and amplifier performance have also been characterized.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: October 3, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 10, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: November 11, 2006
Published: November 27, 2006

Citation
Liang Dong, Jun Li, and Xiang Peng, "Bend-resistant fundamental mode operation in ytterbium-doped leakage channel fibers with effective areas up to 3160 µm2," Opt. Express 14, 11512-11519 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-24-11512


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