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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2008
  • pp: 464–466

Gain analysis and design of evanescently coupled N + 1 core fiber laser arrays

Erik J. Bochove  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 5, pp. 464-466 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.000464


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Abstract

Using coupled mode theory it is shown how transverse mode shaping and selection can be performed, including in-phase operation, by engineering of the refractive index and gain. Analytical predictions are confirmed by a detailed numerical model.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3290) Lasers and laser optics : Laser arrays
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.3298) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam combining

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: October 10, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 12, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: January 17, 2008
Published: February 25, 2008

Citation
Erik J. Bochove, "Gain analysis and design of evanescently coupled N+1 core fiber laser arrays," Opt. Lett. 33, 464-466 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-5-464


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