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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 15 — Jul. 29, 2013
  • pp: 18089–18096

First multi-watt ribbon fiber oscillator in a high order mode

Derrek Drachenberg, Mike Messerly, Paul Pax, Arun Sridharan, John Tassano, and Jay Dawson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 15, pp. 18089-18096 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.018089


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Abstract

Optical fibers in the ribbon geometry have the potential to reach powers well above the maximum anticipated power of a circular core fiber. In this paper we report the first doped silica high order mode ribbon fiber oscillator, with multimode power above 40 W with 71% slope efficiency and power in a single high order mode above 5 W with 44% slope efficiency.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: April 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: June 7, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 30, 2013
Published: July 19, 2013

Citation
Derrek Drachenberg, Mike Messerly, Paul Pax, Arun Sridharan, John Tassano, and Jay Dawson, "First multi-watt ribbon fiber oscillator in a high order mode," Opt. Express 21, 18089-18096 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-15-18089


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