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Tm-doped silicate glass fibre lasers: the foundation technology for high-power mid-infrared light generation
Author(s): S. D. Jackson
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Paper Abstract

The Tm-doped silicate glass fibre laser that operates in the 2 micron region of the spectrum is fast becoming a mature technology with output powers already exceeding 1 kW. In this paper, I will review a number of current and future experiments that involve lasers pumped with the output from Tm-doped silicate glass fibre lasers including linear systems e.g., the optical excitation of rare earth ions and nonlinear systems e.g., Raman fibre lasers.

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Date Published: 10 February 2011
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7914, Fiber Lasers VIII: Technology, Systems, and Applications, 79140M (10 February 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.879621
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S. D. Jackson, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7914:
Fiber Lasers VIII: Technology, Systems, and Applications
Jay W. Dawson, Editor(s)

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