Abstract

We report a polymer-free cladding-light stripper able to remove 500W of residual light from a double-clad fiber without deteriorating. The stripping efficiency was >20 dB for high-NA light and 6 dB for low-NA light. OSIS codes: (230.2285) Fiber devices and optical amplifiers; (130.1750) Components

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