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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/290510
Description: We report record low loss silicon-on-sapphire nanowires for applications to mid infrared optics. We achieve propagation losses as low as 0.8dB/cm at λ = 1550nm, ~1.1 to 1.4dB/cm at λ = 2080nm and < 2d ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/292400
Description: An octave spanning spectrum is generated in an As₂S₃ taper via 77 pJ pulses from an ultrafast fiber laser. Chirp compensation allows the octave to be generated directly from the un-amplified laser out ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/291092
Description: An octave spanning spectrum is generated in an As₂S₃ taper via 77 pJ pulses from an ultrafast fiber laser. Using a previously developed tapering method, we construct a 1.3 μm taper that has a zero-dis ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/291099
Description: Based on the rate equations describing the erbium-doped fluoride glass (ZBLAN) fibre lasers with different pumping configurations being taken into account, this paper presents theoretical calculations ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/290729
Description: We demonstrate a single-polarization all-solid hybrid microstructured optical fiber with a UV-induced Bragg grating. A strong (~20 dB) UV-induced Bragg grating was inscribed within the 30 nm-wide sing ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/292147
Description: We report on OP-GaAs OPO directly pumped by 2.09 μm fiber lasers at high repetition rates (40-75 kHz). Up to 2.2 W average output power was achieved at 40 kHz repetition rate in the mid-infrared range ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/292883
Description: Silicate glass based fiber lasers emitting in the shortwave infrared spectrum, i.e., 1.4 μm to 3 μm are based on the phonon-terminated transitions of Er, Tm and Ho. In this review I will examine the p ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/291173
Description: We demonstrate the first gain-switched, singly doped, singlemode holmium-doped silicate glass fibre laser that operates at 2.106μm. Using a gain-switched 1.909-μm thulium-doped fibre laser as the pump ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/291264
Description: A high-power diode-cladding-pumped Ho³⁺, Pr³⁺-doped fluoride glass fiber laser is demonstrated. The laser produced a maximum output power of 2.5 W at a slope efficiency of 32% using diode lasers emitt ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/292958
Description: We demonstrate the first operation and preliminary characterization of a dual core double-clad fiber laser where the laser operates in a coaxially doped thulium outer core region and in-turn resonantl ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/291193
Description: We demonstrate a double-clad fiber laser that incorporates a pump-light absorbing coaxially located Tm³⁺-doped outer core that reaches threshold and resonantly pumps an Ho³⁺-doped inner core. Under cw ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/291180
Description: We demonstrate single-polarization (SP) operation in a birefringent all-solid hybrid microstructured fiber that has additional boron-doped stress-applying parts (SAPs). The stress from the SAPs is add ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293089
Description: A multiwatt Tm3+:Ho3+ co-doped silica fibre laser pumped at 0.79 μm is demonstrated with an extended tuning range from 1920-2120nm, compared with 1880-2040nm obtained using a Tm³⁺ only doped fibre.
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293098
Description: We report on the Q-switched operation of Tm³⁺-doped and Tm³⁺, Ho³⁺-co-doped silica fiber lasers. Short pulses at high repetition rates and high average power could be achieved with the Tm³⁺-doped sili ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/292979
Description: The current state of the art in mid-infrared fiber laser research is reviewed. The relevant glass and ceramic fiber host materials and the fiber, pump, and resonator geometries are introduced. Lasers ... More
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