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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1247977
Description: Until now, the field of mid-infrared fiber laser research has been constrained by the limitation imposed by the Stokes efficiency limit. The conversion of high-power diode light emission operating at ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1248335
Description: This investigation examines in detail the rates of energy transfer relevant to the ⁵I₅ → ⁵I₆ transition (at 3930 nm) in Ho³⁺-doped InF₃ glass as a function of the Ho³+ concentration. The decay times, ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1249761
Description: A slope efficiency of 51% at a wavelength of 3.04 μm is achieved by direct excitation of the ⁶H₁₃/₂ level of the Dy ion using 2.8 μm emission from an Er:ZBLAN fiber laser. Increase in fiber length res ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1207473
Description: The performance of mid-infrared fiber lasers based on erbium has improved dramatically during the last few years. In this paper we will discuss the progress of a fiber laser that can operate on both t ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1201151
Description: The recent demonstrations of ultrafast mid-infrared fiber lasers emitting sub-picosecond pulses at 2.8 μm have created an exciting potential for a range of applications including mid-infrared frequenc ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1195725
Description: This report details the first study of the fundamental spectroscopic properties of a new optical material for prospective application as a gain medium for fiber laser emission at 3.9 μm. We have inves ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1195845
Description: We report the demonstration of a tunable dysprosium laser. The experiment employed in-band pumping of a Dy³⁺-doped fluoride fiber and a simple resonator design involving a ruled diffraction grating. T ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1045696
Description: We demonstrate a fiber laser emitting 497fs pulses near 3μ m using a mid-IR transparent fluoride fiber doped with Erbium. The potential of this laser as a source for a mid-IR fiber-based frequency com ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1059897
Description: This report details the fundamental spectroscopic properties of a new class of water-free tellurite glasses studied for future applications in mid-infrared light generation. The fundamental excited st ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/362125
Description: We demonstrate a Ho³⁺, Pr³⁺ co-doped fluoride fiber laser that produces an output power of 7.2 W, a 150-nm tuning range, and a narrow linewidth of <0.14 nm using a power-scalable Yb³⁺ fiber-laser-pump ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/361403
Description: Silicon has attracted great interest as a platform for both linear and nonlinear integrated photonics for over 15 years. While its primary applications have been in the telecom window (near 1.5 μm), t ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/289901
Description: We introduce the concept of directly exciting the lower level of a laser transition in addition to the upper laser level for the provision of new possibilities for light emission from a fiber. In a fi ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/289779
Description: Numerical modeling of cascade erbium-doped and holmium-doped fluoride fiber lasers is presented. Fiber lengths were optimized for cascade lasers that had fixed or free-running wavelengths using all kn ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/289789
Description: The decay processes relating to the potential ⁶H₁₃/₂ → ⁶H₁₅/₂ laser transition for 2.9 μm emission in single Dy³⁺- doped tellurite (TZNF and TZN) glasses have been investigated in detail using time-re ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/289894
Description: We report a passively mode-locked Ho³⁺Pr³⁺-doped fluoride fiber laser, producing 6 ps pulses at a repetition rate of 24.8 MHz, with a peak power of 465 W. For the first time, a ring cavity was demonst ... More
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