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An experimental comparison of linear and parabolic tapered waveguide lasers

S.J.Hettrick, J.Wang, C.Li, J.S.Wilkinson and D.P.Shepherd

Abstract

We compare the laser performance of linear and parabolic tapered waveguides in ion-exchanged Nd:glass, finding significant advantage for the linear guides, with demonstrated adiabatic expansion to widths of 250μm.


ECIO 2003 Prague 2-4 Apr (2003)

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