In this paper, general ball shaped end-caps are studied and illustrated. Different ball shaped end-caps were tested and measured for a variety of applications. For example, a 2.2 mm diameter ball shaped end-cap was manufactured on the end of the output LMA fiber and tested with a 1.7 kW fiber laser system.
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Fiber Cladding Mode Stripper
Presented and characterized are an optimized cladding mode stripper design that increases the cladding ligh...
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