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Applied Physics B

, 104:1 | Cite as

34 W continuous wave Nd:YAG single crystal fiber laser emitting at 946 nm

  • X. Délen
  • I. Martial
  • J. Didierjean
  • N. Aubry
  • D. Sangla
  • F. Balembois
  • P. Georges
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Abstract

Taking advantage of the pump beam confinement and the excellent thermal management offered by Nd:YAG single crystal fibers, we demonstrated a maximum output power of 34 W at 946 nm for an incident pump power of 86 W. A high slope efficiency of 53% was obtained. There was no rollover observed in the efficiency curves and the maximum output power was only limited by the available pump power.

Keywords

Pump Power Pump Beam Maximum Output Power Output Coupler Planar Waveguide 
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© Springer-Verlag 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • X. Délen
    • 1
  • I. Martial
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Didierjean
    • 2
  • N. Aubry
    • 2
  • D. Sangla
    • 1
    • 3
  • F. Balembois
    • 1
  • P. Georges
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire Charles Fabry de l’Institut d’Optique, CNRSUniversité Paris-SudPalaiseau CedexFrance
  2. 2.Fibercryst SASLa Doua-Bâtiment l’AtriumVilleurbanne CedexFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie des Matériaux LuminescentsUniversité de Lyon, CNRS, UMR5620Villeurbanne CedexFrance

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