The Comparative Study of the Temperature Distribution of Fiber Laser with Different Pump Schemes


Based on the structure of the long fiber laser (YDCFLs) with different pump schemes using high pump power, the nonlinear coupled and heat dissipation equations are solved numerically. Using the finite-difference method, we have determined the temperature distribution along the radial and axial directions of the fiber laser (YDCFLs) for the forward pump schemes of 200 W with reflection Rp2, backward pump schemes of 200 W with reflection Rp1 and for bidirectional pump scheme of 100 W each side. The results are: the temperature distribution for bidirectional pump mode is more even than that for forward pump with reflection Rp2 and than that for backward pump with reflection Rp1. The results show that the maximum temperature difference between different schemes is 57.51°C, and when the air-clad width decreases, the temperature in the core regions also decreases and does not affect to the cladding radius regions. We summarize that the temperature in the core and in cladding radius regions decreases when the outer radius cladding increases.

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M. Abouricha, A. Boulezhar and N. Habiballah, "The Comparative Study of the Temperature Distribution of Fiber Laser with Different Pump Schemes," Open Journal of Metal, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 64-71. doi: 10.4236/ojmetal.2013.34010.

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