Power scaling of a 60% efficient, 793 nm pumped, 2 μm large mode area fibre laser

David G. Lancaster, Alex Hemmings, Shayne Bennetts, Stuart D. Jackson

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Abstract

A high-power diode-pumped thulium doped double-clad fibre laser has been developed to be used as a low-cost power scalable module. To date a power of 37 W, slope efficiency of 64%, and close to diffraction limited beam quality (M2∼1.15) has been achieved.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationACOFT/AOS 2006 - Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology/Australian Optical Society
Place of PublicationPiscataway, N.J
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages46-47
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)097756570X, 9780977565702
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventAustralian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology/Australian Optical Society, ACOFT/AOS 2006 - Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Duration: 10 Jul 200613 Jul 2006

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OtherAustralian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology/Australian Optical Society, ACOFT/AOS 2006
CountryAustralia
CityMelbourne, VIC
Period10/07/0613/07/06

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Lancaster, D. G., Hemmings, A., Bennetts, S., & Jackson, S. D. (2006). Power scaling of a 60% efficient, 793 nm pumped, 2 μm large mode area fibre laser. In ACOFT/AOS 2006 - Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology/Australian Optical Society (pp. 46-47). [4519260] Piscataway, N.J: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1109/ACOFT.2006.4519260