Thermally induced nonlinear mode coupling in high power fiber amplifiers

Mette Marie Johansen, Kristian Rymann Hansen, Thomas T. Alkeskjold, Jesper Lægsgaard

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Abstract

Thermally induced nonlinear mode coupling leads to transverse mode instability (TMI) in high power fiber amplifiers. A numerical model including altering mode profiles from thermal effects and waveguide perturbations predicts a TMI threshold of ~200W.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics Technical Digest
Number of pages2
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication date2013
PagesNM2B.4
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventNonlinear Optics (NLO 2013) - Kohala Coast, Hawaii, United States
Duration: 21 Jul 201326 Jul 2013
http://www.osa.org/en-us/meetings/topical_meetings/nonlinear_optics_%28nlo%29/

Conference

ConferenceNonlinear Optics (NLO 2013)
CountryUnited States
CityKohala Coast, Hawaii
Period21/07/201326/07/2013
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Bibliographical note

This paper was published in Nonlinear Optics Technical Digest and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=NLO-2013-NM2B.4. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.

Keywords

  • Fiber optics communications
  • Fiber optics links and subsystems

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