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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 7099

Photonics North 2008
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Volume Number: 7099
Date Published: 11 August 2008
Softcover: 95 papers (768) pages
ISBN: 9780819473288

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Front Matter: Volume 7099
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
Time-resolved visualization of electric fields during femtosecond laser ablation
Author(s): Christoph T. Hebeisen; Germán Sciaini; Maher Harb; Ralph Ernstorfer; Sergei G. Kruglik; R. J. Dwayne Miller
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Accurate and efficient sensitivity analysis using the beam propagation method
Author(s): Mohamed A. Swillam; Mohamed H. Bakr; Xun Li
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Acousto-optical imaging using a powerful long pulse laser
Author(s): Guy Rousseau; Alain Blouin; Jean-Pierre Monchalin
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A novel reconfigurable ring architecture of multiple secure private networks over EPON using OCDMA code-drop units
Author(s): Mohammad Gharaei; Catherine Lepers; Ihsan Fsaifes; Philippe Gallion
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Band gap of nanometer thick Si/SiO<sub>2</sub> quantum wells: theory versus experiment
Author(s): D. J. Lockwood
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Temperature sensors and refractometers using liquid-core waveguide structures monolithically integrated in silica-on-silicon
Author(s): Patrick Dumais; Claire L. Callender; Julian P. Noad; Christopher J. Ledderhof
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Thermo-optic switching using liquid-core waveguides in integrated Mach-Zehnder interferometers in silica-on-silicon
Author(s): Patrick Dumais; Claire L. Callender; Julian P. Noad; Christopher J. Ledderhof
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Impact of the mean nodal degree on optical networks
Author(s): Claunir Pavan; Rui M. Morais; Abel R. Correia; Armando N. Pinto
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The mass loading effect on lightweight cantilever mode frequency measurement by optical fiber sensor
Author(s): Ziyi Zhang; Pingyu Zhu; Xiaoyi Bao
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Optical beamforming for retro-directive array antennas
Author(s): Mohammad Fakharzadeh; Safiedin Safavi-Naeini; Sujeet K. Chaudhuri
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All-fiber laser beam shaping at 1.0 &#956;m wavelength region in a single-mode fiber
Author(s): Xijia Gu; Waleed Mohammed; Li Qian; Peter W. E. Smith
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Dramatic enhancing of fluorescent light collection efficiency from a very thin layer of polymer on a planar glass substrate
Author(s): Jianjun Ma; Xianzhen Li; Huy Nguyen; Wojtek J. Bock; Zhiyuan Wang
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Laser oscillation in Nd:YVO<sub>4</sub> channel waveguides fabricated by ion implantation
Author(s): G. V. Vázquez; M. E. Sánchez-Morales; E. B. Mejía
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Characterization of 40-GHz all-optical clock recovery based on a distributed Bragg reflector self-pulsating laser
Author(s): Xuefeng Tang; John C. Cartledge; Alexandre Shen; Frederic V. Dijk; Guang-Hua Duan
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Optical low-coherence reflectometry for characterization of specialty fibers and photonic crystal waveguides
Author(s): Yves Jaouën; Renaud Gabet; Phillipe Hamel
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Ridge waveguide Bragg grating pressure sensor
Author(s): X. Dai; S. J. Mihailov; C. Blanchetiere
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Pulsed quantum cascade laser based cavity ring-down and cavity enhanced spectroscopy for the detection of ethylene.
Author(s): J. Manne; W. Jäger; J. Tulip
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Abrupt fiber taper based Michelson interferometric deflection sensor
Author(s): Zhaobing Tian; Scott S-H. Yam
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Slow-light plasmonic metal nano-strip resonators
Author(s): Thomas Søndergaard; Sergey I. Bozhevolnyi; Jesper Jung; Jonas Beermann; Guiseppe Della Valle; Alexandra E. Boltasseva
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First experimental study of self-forming synthetic lipids by confocal laser tweezers Raman spectroscopy
Author(s): Rajan K. Bista; Reinhard F. Bruch
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Temperature-controlled Raman microscopy to study the phase behavior of synthetic PEGylated lipids and nanovesicles
Author(s): Rajan K. Bista; Reinhard F. Bruch; Aaron M. Covington; Alexander Sorger; Thoralf Gerstmann; Alexander Otto
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Multiwavelength self-pulsating fibre laser based on cascaded SPM spectral broadening and filtering
Author(s): Martin Rochette; Kai Sun; Juan Hernández-Cordero; Lawrence R. Chen
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Microwave signal generation using an erbium-doped external cavity laser
Author(s): Howard Rideout; Runnan Liu; Joe Seregelyi; Stéphane Paquet; Raman Kashyap
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Dynamic compensation of chromatic and polarization mode dispersion using liquid crystals
Author(s): R. Birabassov; A. Zohrabyan; D. Dumont; A. Tork; T. Galstian
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Development of fiber long period gratings for biological sensor applications
Author(s): Olivier L'Hénaf; Armen Zohrabyan; Tigran Galstian
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Extended-cavity diode laser continuously tuned with a translated varied line-space grating
Author(s): Gilles Fortin; Nathalie McCarthy
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Plasmonic optical waveguides in superconductive traveling-wave photodetectors
Author(s): Behnood G. Ghamsari; A. Hamed Majedi
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Refractive index sensor based on etched D-fibres with wavelength adjustable operating point and resolution
Author(s): Sameer M. Chandani; Nicolas A. F. Jaeger
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A new model for the anterior corneal surface using higher-order aspheric surfaces and variable eccentricity
Author(s): Marco A. Rosales; M. Montserrat Juárez-Aubry; E. López-Olazagasti; Jorge Ibarra; Eduardo Tepichín
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Ray matrices for a varied line-space diffraction grating with curved lines
Author(s): Gilles Fortin; Alexandre April; Nathalie McCarthy
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Lens-free focusing of Gaussian beams
Author(s): Gabrielle Thériault; Réal Tremblay; Nathalie McCarthy
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Critical comparison of three modal methods: bidirectional eigenmode expansion propagation method, aperiodic rigorous coupled mode analysis, and harmonic expansion method
Author(s): Jirí Ctyroký; Ivan Richter; Pavel Kwiecien
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Long-period gratings in chemical sensing
Author(s): Jack A. Barnes; R. Stephen Brown; Judy Cipot-Wechsler; Cathleen M. Crudden; Jenny Du; Hans-Peter Loock; Krista Plett
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Lithium niobate cylinder fiber strain sensor and sonar detector
Author(s): Philipp Kornreich; Madhukar Bansal; Dawit Negussey; Ronald Drake; Zheng-Xuan Lai; James Flattery; James Mandel
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Improving the mode profile circularity of microstructured optical fibers by using an Archimedean-like cladding structure
Author(s): Antoine Proulx; Steeve Morency; Claude Paré
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Spatial heterodyne planar waveguide spectrometer: theory and design
Author(s): Miroslaw Florjanczyk; Pavel Cheben; Siegfried Janz; Alan Scott; Brian Solheim; Dan-Xia Xu
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Fabry-Perot temperature dependence and surface-mounted optical cavities
Author(s): Richard W. Fox
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Phase interrogation of a planar integrated refractive index sensor
Author(s): Galina Nemova; Andrei V. Kabashin; Raman Kashyap
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Genetic algorithm synthesis of spectral phase OCDMA encoders and decoders
Author(s): Moez Mathlouthi; Mourad Menif; Catherine Lepers; Houria Rezig
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Performance comparison of coherent versus incoherent direct sequence optical code division multiple access system
Author(s): Amel Farhat; Mourad Menif; Catherine Lepers; Houria Rezig; Philippe Gallion
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Optimizing four-wave mixing performance in semiconductor optical amplifiers
Author(s): Houssem Brahmi; Mourad Menif
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Detection of lead in brass by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy combined with laser-induced fluorescence
Author(s): Christian Goueguel; Stéphane Laville; Hakim Loudyi; Mohamed Chaker; Mohamad Sabsabi; François Vidal
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Spatially resolved frequency domain phosphorescence lifetime-based oxygen sensing for photodynamic therapy
Author(s): Benjamin Lai; Mark Gurari; Wallace Wee; Lothar Lilge
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A medium-power widely tunable single wavelength fiber laser
Author(s): Gautam Das; Jonas Valiunas
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Fiber Bragg grating deflection sensor
Author(s): Ping Lu; Liqiu Men; Qiying Chen
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Analsysis of soliton interaction with local defects in fiber Bragg grating
Author(s): Shivaji A. Pokala; William Mak; Banmali S. Rawat; Pak L. Chu; Moncef B. Tayahi
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Analysis of two dimensional multistage acousto-optic cell array system based on generalized equations for different parameters
Author(s): Banmali S. Rawat; K. Yasumoto; Sumanth R. Katkuri; Sachin Singh; Moncef B. Tayahi
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Optimizing material properties of bulk-heterojunction polymer films for photovoltaic applications
Author(s): Yanfei Ding; Ping Lu; Qiying Chen
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High-resolution reflectometer for monitoring of biological samples
Author(s): Liqiu Men; Ping Lu; Qiying Chen
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Power and energy-scaling of cladding-pumped Raman fibre lasers sources
Author(s): C. A. Codemard; A. Shirakawa; J.-N. Maran; J. K. Sahu; J. Nilsson
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Impact of self-steepening on the dynamics of a passively modelocked fiber laser containing a long period fiber grating
Author(s): Abdullah S. Karar; Tom Smy; Alan L. Steele
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Fourier decomposition methods for passive photonic device characterization
Author(s): I. Molina-Fernandez; J. G. Wangüemert Perez; A. Ortega Moñux; R. Godoy Rubio
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Progress in high-power single frequency master oscillator power amplifier
Author(s): Jean-Noel Maran; Yoonchan Jeong; Seongwoo Yoo; Jayanta Sahu; Johan Nilsson
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Birefringence of wood at terahertz frequencies
Author(s): Tara M. Todoruk; Jon Schneider; Ian D. Hartley; Matthew Reid
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Aging and strength improvement of silica optical fibers
Author(s): Rochdi El Abdi; Alexandru Rujnski; Marcel Poulain; Irina Severin
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Quasi-crystal or disordered regular photonic crystal?
Author(s): S. R. Newman; R. C. Gauthier
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Optical design considerations when imaging the fundus with an adaptive optics correction
Author(s): Weiwei Wang; Melanie C. W. Campbell; Marsha L. Kisilak; Shelley R. Boyd
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Kilowatt-power Er3+ doped cladding fiber amplifier
Author(s): Galina Nemova; Raman Kashyap
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Optical simulation, design, and optimization of a microchip-based flow cytometer
Author(s): Benjamin R. Watts; Thomas M. Kowpak; Zhiyi Zhang; Chang-Qing Xu; Shiping Zhu
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Control of spectral aberrations in a monochromator using a chirped grating
Author(s): A. April; N. McCarthy
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Nonparaxial transverse-magnetic laser beams
Author(s): A. April
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First experimental demonstration of a Fresnel axicon
Author(s): Kevin Gourley; Ilya Golub; Brahim Chebbi
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Poled glasses for optical devices
Author(s): Michael Fokine; Fábio D. Moreira; Isabel C. S. Carvalho
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Multicriteria classification for photonic crystal fiber design
Author(s): Imene Sassi; Nabil Belacel; Yassine Bouslimani; Habib Hamam; Rabah Attia
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Spatial-domain optical coherence tomography
Author(s): L. Langevin; D. Gay; M. Piché
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Porous silicon: electrochemical microstructuring, photoluminescence, and covalent modificaiton
Author(s): Maxim B. Prigozhin; Pauline Shiwsankar; W. Russ Algar; Ulrich J. Krull
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Taking control of the flagellar motor
Author(s): Mathieu Gauthier; Dany Truchon; Simon Rainville
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Programmable optical microshutter arrays for large aspect ratio microslits
Author(s): S. Ilias; F. Picard; C. Larouche; R. Kruzelecky; W. Jamroz; L. Le Noc; P. Topart
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Strain distribution and sensitivity in fiber Bragg grating sensors
Author(s): C. Dadpay; N. R. Sivakumar; N. Mrad
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Fabrication of photonic devices directly written in glass using ultrafast Bessel beams
Author(s): Véronique Zambon; Nathalie McCarthy; Michel Piché
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Experimental generation of spatiotemporal Bessel-Gauss beams
Author(s): M. Dallaire; N. McCarthy; M. Piché
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Propagating arbitrarily shaped pulses in a nonlinear normally dispersive fiber using moments
Author(s): Bryan Burgoyne; Nicolas Godbout; Suzanne Lacroix
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Applications of Doppler optical coherence tomography based on zero-crossing detection to flow monitoring inside a stenosis phantom
Author(s): L. Carrion; Z. Xu; R. Maciejko
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Two-species microparticle detection in optofluidic biochips with polymeric waveguides
Author(s): H. Hosseinkhannazer; L. W. Kostiuk; J. N. McMullin
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Imaging of photonic crystal slabs with non-ideal effective refractive index
Author(s): Guilin Sun; Andrew G. Kirk
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Polarization compensators in silicon-on-insulator reflective interconnects
Author(s): P. J. Bock; R. Millett; H. Schriemer; T. Hall; S. Bidnyk
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High resolution imaging with TM<sub>01</sub> laser beams
Author(s): Harold Dehez; Michel Piché; Yves De Koninck
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Stabilization of a mode-locked ytterbium-doped fiber laser by intracavity spectral filtering
Author(s): Martin Laprise; Michel Piché; Réal Vallée
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Toward attosecond electron pulses using ultra-intense lasers
Author(s): Charles Varin; Pierre-Louis Fortin; Michel Piché
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Durable optical phantoms with complex geometries and tissue-like mechanical properties
Author(s): Charles-Étienne Bisaillon; Marie-Michèle Lanthier; Guy Lamouche
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Fabrication-tolerant higher order laterally coupled distributed feedback lasers
Author(s): R. Millett; K. Hinzer; T. Hall; H. Schriemer
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Feasibility of Kerr-lens mode locking in fiber lasers
Author(s): V. P. Kalosha; Liang Chen; Xiaoyi Bao
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3x3 MZI with unbalanced differential detection for full range swept-source optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Youxin Mao; Costel Flueraru; Sherif Sherif; Shoude Chang
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Fiber probes used in optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Youxin Mao; Shoude Chang; Sherif Sherif; Costel Flueraru
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Broadband polarization compensation in silicon-on-insulator components using cladding stress engineering
Author(s): Dan-Xia Xu; André Delâge; Siegfried Janz; Pavel Cheben
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Integrated optical microfluidic lab-on-a-chip
Author(s): Arvind Chandrasekaran; Muthukumaran Packirisamy
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Three-dimensional spatial localization of thin fluorophore-filled capillaries in thick scattering media
Author(s): Johanne Desrochers; Patrick Vermette; Réjean Fontaine; Yves Bérubé-Lauzière
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Time-domain 3D localization of fluorescent inclusions in a thick scattering medium
Author(s): Julien Pichette; Éric Lapointe; Yves Bérubé-Lauzière
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Entanglement based free-space quantum key distribution
Author(s): C. Erven; C. Couteau; R. Laflamme; G. Weihs
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Optimization of antireflection coating design for multijunction solar cells and concentrator systems
Author(s): Christopher E. Valdivia; Eric Desfonds; Denis Masson; Simon Fafard; Andrew Carlson; John Cook; Trevor J. Hall; Karin Hinzer
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Fringe spacing controllable long-period grating assisted Michelson interferometer for high sensitivity refractometry
Author(s): Jian Yang; Chang-Qing Xu; Yingfu Li; John D. Brennan; Mohammed Zourob
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Fabrication and characterization of optical phantoms
Author(s): Fatma-Zohra Bioud; Yves Bérubé-Lauzière
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Development of a high power femtosecond optical parametric oscillator for biomedical imaging applications
Author(s): Anton Sharapov; Virginijus Barzda; Arkady Major
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Nonlinear effects in optical fibers using a high-power Er-doped femtosecond fiber laser
Author(s): Karl-Alexandre Jahjah; Louis Desbiens; M. Piché
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Second-harmonic generation from the longitudinal component of vectorial laser beams: a theoretical framework
Author(s): Pierre-Yves Fortin
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