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7.7mJ pulses from a large core Yb-doped cladding pumped Q-switched fibre laser
C.C.Renaud, J.A.Alvarez-Chavez, J.K.Sahu, J.Nilsson, D.J.Richardson, and W.A.Clarkson
We investigate Q-switching of a cladding-pumped ytterbium-doped fibre laser with a 60 μm core diameter. We reached 7.7 mJ pulse energy at 500 Hz repetition rate, and 10 W output power at high repetition rates in a highly multi-moded beam.
CLEO 2001 Baltimore 6-11 May (2001)
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