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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/290647
Description: Frequency modulation mode locking of a Ho³⁺, Pr³⁺-co-doped fluoride fiber laser is demonstrated. Pulses are produced at 20 MHz with a pulse width of 5 ps, at 2.9 μm.
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/290685
Description: We present progress on 3 laser systems operating near 3 μm: a continuous-wave (cw) widely tunable narrow linewidth system, a high peak power Q-switched system, and a passively mode-locked system. The ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/292264
Description: Fiber lasers emitting in the 2 μm wavelength range doped with thulium ions can be used as highly efficient pump sources for nonlinear converters to generate mid-infrared radiation. For spectroscopic p ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/292193
Description: Recent experiments involving long-wavelength fiber lasers and nonlinear media are presented. An optical fiber taper made from Chalcogenide glass that produced an octave-spanning spectrum (1-2 μm) at u ... 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: 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: 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: 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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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293168
Description: I review our recent work in the area of high power 2μm silica fibre laser development particularly in the area of highly efficient Tm³⁺-doped silica and Ho³⁺-doped silica fibre lasers that are excited ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293049
Description: I review our recent work concerning the direct diode pumping of Ho 3+-doped silica fibre lasers with diodes operating at 1150 nm.
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293056
Description: We have developed and demonstrated a double-clad fibre laser which has an annulus doped with thulium that lases and resonantly pumps an inner core doped with holmium producing 86 mW at 2089 nm.
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293063
Description: We have obtained tunable laser emission across both Tm³⁺ and Ho³⁺ transitions in a 0.79-μm pumped Tm³⁺, Ho³⁺ -co-doped silica fibre laser. For a 2.3m fibre a 1920-2125nm tuning range was measured with ... More
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