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Optical amplifiers and lasers based on tapered fiber geometry for power and energy scaling with low signal distortion

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE
Subtitle of host publicationFiber Lasers XIII: Technology, Systems, and Applications
EditorsJohn Ballato
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventSPIE Photonics West -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

Publication series

Name SPIE conference proceedings
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X


ConferenceSPIE Photonics West
Period1/01/00 → …


We report theoretical and experimental study of tapered double-clad fibers (T-DCF) to be implemented as a gain media in a fiber lasers and amplifiers. We have considered most important properties and features of T-DCF. Various amplifiers and lasers using ytterbium T-DCF are demonstrated.

Publication forum classification

Field of science, Statistics Finland