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High power fiber lasers

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Details

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528020, 9781557528025
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2006 - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: 5 Mar 20065 Mar 2006

Conference

ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2006
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA
Period5/03/065/03/06

Abstract

Over 1 kW of output power has now been reached with nearly diffraction-limited ytterbium-doped fiber lasers. Amplifiers can reach comparable powers, even with single-frequency beams. We review these and other recent results and discuss the possibilities for further progress.