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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2001
  • pp: 184–186

Polarization-maintaining amplifier employing double-clad bow-tie fiber

Dahv A. V. Kliner, Jeffrey P. Koplow, Lew Goldberg, Adrian L. G. Carter, and Justin A. Digweed  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 184-186 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.000184


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Abstract

We report a polarization-maintaining double-clad Yb-doped fiber amplifier employing bow-tie fiber. Borosilicate stress elements were incorporated into the inner cladding of the fiber, yielding a beat length of 5.1 mm at 633 nm. When the fiber was pumped at 975 nm and seeded with linearly polarized light, the polarization extinction ratio was >15 dB , independent of pump power, and the output power was as high as 3.5 W.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.2420) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, polarization-maintaining

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Dahv A. V. Kliner, Jeffrey P. Koplow, Lew Goldberg, Adrian L. G. Carter, and Justin A. Digweed, "Polarization-maintaining amplifier employing double-clad bow-tie fiber," Opt. Lett. 26, 184-186 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-4-184


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