Abstract

Polycrystalline KRS-5 optical fibers were experimentally demonstrated to have high-power transmission capabilities for a cw CO2 laser beam. A typical sample of fibers provided by extrusion, 1 mm in diameter and 0.87 m in length, carried a laser power of 68 W to its output end and was found to remain free from damage at an incoming laser intensity up to 30 kW/cm2.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

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