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Novel fiber lasers and applications
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Paper Abstract

Glass fiber lasers were invented in the 60's by Elias Snitzer at Americal Optical, soon after the invention of the first solid-state glass laser. However, it was not until the 80's when these waveguide devices were deployed in industrial applications, driven largely by the technological success of the semiconductor laser diode, which provided practical and efficient pumps, and by the advent of low loss rare-earth-doped optical fiber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 July 2003
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4974, Advances in Fiber Lasers, (3 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.478309
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Luis A. Zenteno, Corning Inc. (United States)
Donnell T. Walton, Corning Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4974:
Advances in Fiber Lasers
L. N. Durvasula, Editor(s)

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