The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
1 - 6 February 2020
Conference 11260
Fiber Lasers XVII: Technology and Systems
Monday - Thursday 3 - 6 February 2020
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Conference Chair
Conference Co-Chair
  • Michalis N. Zervas, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom)

Program Committee
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  • Peter F. Moulton, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)
  • Martin H. Muendel, Lumentum (United States)
  • Craig A. Robin, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (United States)
  • Bryce Samson, IPG Photonics Corp. (United States)
  • Lawrence Shah, Luminar Technologies, Inc. (United States)
  • L. Brandon Shaw, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • Wei Shi, Tianjin Univ. (China)
  • Akira Shirakawa, The Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)
  • Paul Steinvurzel, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
  • V. R. Supradeepa, Ctr. for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE) (India)
  • Pu Wang, Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)
  • Yoann Zaouter, Amplitude Systèmes (France)
  • Pu Zhou, National Univ. of Defense Technology (China)

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This conference does not accept post-deadline abstracts.

Support for Authors from Low-Income Economies
Based on availability of sponsorship funds, reduced registration fees or partial travel support may be available for presenting authors from low-income countries whose submissions are accepted. If you wish to apply, please contact SPIE (JenL@SPIE.org) after notification of paper acceptance. Include your SPIE paper number, name, and amount/type of support requested. Requests will be accepted through October 2019 for Photonics West 2020.
Monday 3 February Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
kW-Class Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers I
Monday 3 February 2020
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session Chair:
Adrian L. Carter, Coherent | Nufern (United States)
One decade of fiber-lasers in industrial applications: sheet-metal cutting (Invited Paper)
Paper 11260-1
Author(s): Eckard Deichsel, Bystronic Laser AG (Switzerland)
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High-efficient kW-level single-mode Yb fiber lasers in all-fiber format with diffraction-limited beam at wavelengths in 1000 nm to 1030 nm range (Invited Paper)
Paper 11260-2
Author(s): Nikolai Platonov, Oleg Shkurikhin, IPG Photonics Corp. (United States); Valentin Fomin, IPG Laser GmbH (Germany); Daniil Myasnikov, IRE-Polus Co. (Russian Federation); Roman Yagodkin, IPG Photonics Corp. (United States); Anton Ferin, Alexey Doronkin, IPG Laser GmbH (Germany); Ivan Ulyanov, IRE-Polus Co. (Russian Federation); Valentin Gapontsev, IPG Photonics Corp. (United States)
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Spectral brightness scaling of kW fiber amplifiers via nonlinear linewidth narrowing (Invited Paper)
Paper 11260-3
Author(s): Gregory D. Goodno, Joshua Rothenberg, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (United States)
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High power narrow-linewidth Raman amplifier and its limitation
Paper 11260-4
Author(s): Victor Distler, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany), Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Friedrich Möller, Gonzalo Palma-Vega, Thomas Schreiber, Ramona Eberhardt, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany); Andreas Tünnermann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany), Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
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Wavelength flexible, kW-level narrow linewidth fibre laser based on 7GHz PRBS phase modulation
Paper 11260-5
Author(s): Wei Ying Lim, Kai Wen Seah, Yong'En Joash Ye, Beng Sing Tan, Chu Perng Seah, DSO National Labs. (Singapore)
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Novel active DC fiber designs mitigating SRS and TMI in industrial lasers operating above 2 kW
Paper 11260-6
Author(s): Joshua Bradford, Coherent | Nufern (United States)
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Session 2:
Ultrafast Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers I
Monday 3 February 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Chair:
Bryce N. Samson, IPG Photonics Corp. (United States)
Compact ultrafast fiber lasers enabling new applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 11260-7
Author(s): David Clark, IPG Photonics Corp. (United States)
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500W, 5mJ, 6fs, CEP-stable few-cycle pulses: An update on the ELI-ALPS HR2 beamline (Invited Paper)
Paper 11260-8
Author(s): Steffen Haedrich, Nico Walther, Marco Kienel, Active Fiber Systems GmbH (Germany); Peter Simon, Laser-Lab. Göttingen e.V. (Germany); Tamás Nagy, Max-Born-Institut für Nichtlineare Optik und Kurzzeitspektroskopie (Germany); Andreas Blumenstein, Laser-Lab. Göttingen e.V. (Germany); Evgeny Shestaev, Robert Klas, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany); Joachim Buldt, Henning Stark, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Sven Breitkopf, Active Fiber Systems GmbH (Germany); Péter Jójárt, Zoltán Várallyay, Károly Osvay, ELI-ALPS Research Institute (Hungary); Tino Eidam, Active Fiber Systems GmbH (Germany); Jens Limpert, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany)
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Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Session 3:
Coherent Combination of Fiber Lasers
Monday 3 February 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Chair:
Fabio Di Teodoro, Raytheon Co. (United States)
Laser development at MIT Lincoln Laboratory (Invited Paper)
Paper 11260-9
Author(s): Tso Yee Fan, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)
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7.2-kW ultrafast fiber laser based on coherent combination (Invited Paper)
Paper 11260-10
Author(s): Michael Müller, Christopher Aleshire, Henning Stark, Joachim Buldt, Albrecht Steinkopff, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Arno Klenke, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany); Elissa Haddad, François Légaré, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (Canada); Andreas Tünnermann, Jens Limpert, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany), Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany)
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Reinforcement learning for tiled aperture beam combining
Paper 11260-11
Author(s): Henrik Tünnermann, Akira Shirakawa, The Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)
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Investigation of the thermo-optical behavior of multicore fibers used in coherently combined fiber laser systems
Paper 11260-12
Author(s): Albrecht Steinkopff, Cesar Jauregui-Misas, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Arno Klenke, Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany), Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Christopher Aleshire, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Andreas Tünnermann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany), Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Jens Limpert, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany), Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany)
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Simplification strategies for segmented-mirror splitters in multicore fiber CBC systems
Paper 11260-13
Author(s): Arno Klenke, Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany), Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Michael Müller, Henning Stark, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Andreas Tünnermann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany); Jens Limpert, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
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Session Plen:
LASE Plenary Session
Monday 3 February 2020
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM

3:30 pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks
Beat Neuenschwander, Berner Fachhochschule Technik und Informatik (Switzerland) and Xianfan Xu, Purdue Univ. (United States)

3:35 pm: Announcement of the 3D Printing, Fabrication, and Manufacturing Best Paper Award
Henry Helvajian, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
VCSEL: Born Small and Grown Big (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11263-301
Author(s): Kenichi Iga, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan)
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Passion Extreme Light (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11259-302
Author(s): Gérard A. Mourou, École Polytechnique (France)
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Tuesday 4 February Show All Abstracts
Session 4:
Thulium Doped Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers I
Tuesday 4 February 2020
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Chair:
Stuart D. Jackson, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)
Cladding-pumped nested-ring Tm fiber laser with 131 W single-mode output at 1907 nm
Paper 11260-14
Author(s): Matthew J. Barber, Peter C. Shardlow, Pranabesh Barua, Jayanta K. Sahu, Andy Clarkson, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
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47-W 1726-nm operation of a thulium fiber laser pumped in-band by an erbium-only fiber laser
Paper 11260-15
Author(s): Mark D. Burns, Peter C. Shardlow, Pranabesh Barua, Thomas L. Jefferson-Brain, Jayanta K. Sahu, William A. Clarkson, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom), Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
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Efficient cladding pump Tm:Ho co-doped fiber laser for operation in the 2.1 microns region
Paper 11260-16
Author(s): Norberto J. Ramírez Martínez, Miguel M. A. Núñez Velázquez, Jayanta K. Sahu, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom)
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Watt-class optical parametric amplification driven by a thulium-doped fiber laser in the molecular fingerprint region
Paper 11260-17
Author(s): Tobias Heuermann, Martin Gebhardt, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany); Ziyao Wang, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Christian Gaida, Active Fiber Systems GmbH (Germany); Frédéric Maes, Univ. Laval (Canada); Cesar Jauregui, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Jens Limpert, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany), Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany)
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Cavity requirements for optimizing Tm/Ho-doped coaxial and co-doped fiber laser systems
Paper 11260-18
Author(s): Krysta A. Boccuzzi, The Institute of Optics, Univ. of Rochester (United States); G. Alex Newburgh, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); John R. Marciante, The Institute of Optics, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
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108-W average power ultrashort pulses with GW-level peak power from a Tm-doped fiber CPA system
Paper 11260-19
Author(s): Ziyao Wang, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Tobias Heuermann, Martin Gebhardt, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany); Christian Gaida, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Active Fiber Systems GmbH (Germany); Cesar Jauregui, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Jens Limpert, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz-Institute Jena (Germany), Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany)
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Session 5:
Ultrafast Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers II
Tuesday 4 February 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Chair:
Ingmar Hartl, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Germany)
Coherent beam combining of 60 femtosecond fiber amplifiers (Invited Paper)
Paper 11260-20
Author(s): Ihsan Fsaifes, Louis Daniault, Séverine Bellanger, Matthieu Veinhard, Ecole Polytechnique (France); Jérôme Bourderionnet, Christian Larat, Eric Lallier, Thales Research & Technology (France); Eric Durand, Thales LAS France SAS (France); Arnaud Brignon, Thales Research & Technology (France); Jean-Christophe Chanteloup, Ecole Polytechnique (France)
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Energetic ultrafast source tunable between 940 to 1250 nm for multi-photon microscopy
Paper 11260-21
Author(s): Yang Yu, Xidian Univ. (China), Institute of Physics (China); Shaobo Fang, Hao Teng, Institute of Physics (China); Jiangfeng Zhu, Jun-Li Wang, Xidian Univ. (China); Guoqing Chang, Institute of Physics (China); Zhiyi Wei, Institute of Physics (China), Xidian Univ. (China)
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Generation of megawatt-class soliton at 1680 nm in a flexible Bragg fiber
Paper 11260-22
Author(s): Hugo Delahaye, Geoffroy Granger, XLIM (France); Dmitry Gaponov, Laure Lavoute, Mathieu Jossent, NOVAE (France); Svetlana S. Aleshkina, Mikhail Salganskii, Mikhail E. Likhachev, Fiber Optics Research Ctr. (Russian Federation); Denis S. Lipatov, G. G. Devyatykh Institute of Chemistry of High-Purity Substances (Russian Federation); Sebastien Février, XLIM (France)
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Ytterbium doped multicore fiber saturable absorber for high energy ultrafast fiber lasers
Paper 11260-23
Author(s): Stefan Gausmann, Md. Selim Habib, Jose Enrique Antonio-Lopez, Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa, Axel Schülzgen, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 6:
Ultrafast Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers III
Tuesday 4 February 2020
1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Chair:
Yoann Zaouter, Amplitude Systèmes (France)
Amplification of ultrafast pulses in an extended Mamyshev regenerator
Paper 11260-24
Author(s): Paul Repgen, Dieter Wandt, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany); Uwe Morgner, Leibniz Univ. Hannover (Germany); Jörg Neumann, Dietmar Kracht, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
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Bidirectional mode-locked all-normal dispersion fiber laser
Paper 11260-25
Author(s): Bowen Li, Shu-Wei Huang, Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States)
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Compact all-fiber supercontinuum source with high stability
Paper 11260-26
Author(s): Philip G. Westergaard, OFS Fitel Denmark ApS (Denmark)
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Self-similar spatiotemporal mode-locked fiber laser
Paper 11260-27
Author(s): Ugur Tegin, Eirini Kakkava, Babak Rahmani, Demetri Psaltis, Christophe Moser, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
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1023-1064 nm wavelength-tunable all polarization maintaining mode-locked fiber laser with a programmable optical filter
Paper 11260-28
Author(s): Masanori Nishiura, Saitama Univ. (Japan), Sevensix Inc. (Japan); Tatsutoshi Shioda, Saitama Univ. (Japan)
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Session 7:
Thulium Doped Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers II
Tuesday 4 February 2020
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Session Chair:
Clémence Jollivet, Coherent | Nufern (United States)
Soft x-ray high order harmonic generation driven by high repetition rate ultrafast thulium-doped fiber lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 11260-29
Author(s): Martin Gebhardt, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany); Christian Gaida, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Tobias Heuermann, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany); Ziyao Wang, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Robert Klas, Alexander Kirsche, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany); Steffen Hädrich, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Active Fiber Systems GmbH (Germany); Cesar Jauregui, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Jan Rothhardt, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany); Jens Limpert, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany), Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany)
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1720-nm narrow-linewidth all-fiber ring laser based on thulium-doped fiber
Paper 11260-30
Author(s): Junxiang Zhang, Quan Sheng, Shuai Sun, Chaodu Shi, Tianjin Univ. (China); Shijie Fu, Wyant College of Optical Sciences (United States); Wei Shi, Jianquan Yao, Tianjin Univ. (China)
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Single-frequency hybrid Brillouin-thulium fiber laser with kilohertz linewidth
Paper 11260-31
Author(s): Chaodu Shi, Quan Sheng, Tianjin Univ. (China); Shijie Fu, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Shuai Sun, Junxiang Zhang, Wei Shi, Jianquan Yao, Tianjin Univ. (China)
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High power, beam combinable thulium-doped all-fiber amplifier at 2.11 µm
Paper 11260-32
Author(s): Joel M. Solomon, Air Force Research Lab. (United States), The Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte (United States); Brian Anderson, Angel Flores, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
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Novel 2-µm broadband polarization-maintaining single clad Tm-doped fiber amplifier
Paper 11260-33
Author(s): Robert E. Tench, Jean-Marc Delavaux, Cybel LLC (United States); Thierry Robin, Beniot Cadier, William Renaud, iXblue SAS (France)
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Generation of adjustable burst-mode pulses through gain-switched mode-locking from an actively-driven thulium-doped fiber laser
Paper 11260-34
Author(s): Joonhoi Koo, Woojin Shin, Jeongje Kim, Advanced Photonics Research Institute (Korea, Republic of)
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Toward high peak power ultrashort pulses using normal dispersion thulium fiber in all-fiber amplifier
Paper 11260-35
Author(s): Yuhao Chen, ShaoXiang Chen, Kun Liu, Sidharthan Raghuraman, Qi Jie Wang, Dingyuan Tang, Seongwoo Yoo, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
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Session PTue:
Posters-Tuesday
Tuesday 4 February 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Conference attendees are invited to attend the LASE poster session on Tuesday evening. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field.

Poster Setup: Tuesday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
View poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at
http://spie.org/PWPosterGuidelines
Eigenvalue management in dispersion oscillating fibers
Paper 11260-79
Author(s): Alexey A. Sysoliatin, Konstantin Gochelashvili, Andrew Konukhov, Leonid Melnikov, A. M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute (Russian Federation)
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Comprehensive study on the parameters affecting the line-width and stability of SOA-based SLM random fiber laser
Paper 11260-80
Author(s): Heba A. Shawki, Hussein E. Kotb, National Telecommunication Institute (Egypt); Diaa Khalil, Ain Shams Univ. (Egypt)
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A novel pulsewidth adjustable high energy fiber laser for industrial laser cleaning
Paper 11260-81
Author(s): Jianwu Ding, Jinhui Liu, Xi Wei, Xianming Zhang, GW Laser Technology LLC (China)
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Sub 500-kHz single soliton generation in a ring cavity Er-fiber laser
Paper 11260-82
Author(s): Luis A. Rodríguez-Morales, Iván Armas-Rivera, Baldemar Ibarra-Escamilla, Manuel Durán Sánchez, Evgeny Kuzin, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico)
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Over 10 W 532 nm generation by utilizing PP-Mg:SLT and PM-CW fiber laser based on FBGs
Paper 11260-83
Author(s): Kazuma Dobashi, Masayuki Hoshi, Koichi Imai, Junji Hirohashi, Satoshi Makio, Oxide Corp. (Japan)
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Research on picosecond pulsed all-fiber Yb-doped laser with 1.2-GHz repetition rate
Paper 11260-84
Author(s): Xiaole Wei, Tianjin Univ. (China); Huai Wei, Beijing Jiaotong Univ. (China); Quan Sheng, Wei Shi, Jianquan Yao, Tianjin Univ. (China)
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Reduction of photodarkening in tandem-pumped Yb-doped silica fibers
Paper 11260-85
Author(s): Jongseon Park, Taehyoung Kim, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (Korea, Republic of); Ji Won Kim, Hanyang Univ. (Korea, Republic of); Hoon Jeong, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (Korea, Republic of)
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Linear Er-doped fiber Mamyshev regenerator with high pulse energy generation
Paper 11260-86
Author(s): Lou Xing, Toyota Technological Institute (Japan)
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Compact high-power GHz intra-burst repetition rate all-in-fiber CPA system with LMA fiber power amplifier
Paper 11260-87
Author(s): Tadas Bartulevicius, Karolis Madeikis, Laurynas Veselis, Andrejus Michailovas, EKSPLA (Lithuania), Ctr. for Physical Sciences and Technology (Lithuania)
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Multi-gigahertz harmonic mode-locking in all-polarization maintaining fiber laser enabled by Sb2Te3 saturable absorber
Paper 11260-88
Author(s): Jakub Boguslawski, Institute of Physical Chemistry (Poland), Wroclaw Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); Grzegorz Soboń, Wroclaw Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); Rafal Zybala, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland); Jaroslaw Sotor, Wroclaw Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland)
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Stable harmonic mode locking in all PM-fiber Mamyshev oscillator
Paper 11260-89
Author(s): Bernard Piechal, Yuriy Stepanenko, Institute of Physical Chemistry (Poland)
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Wednesday 5 February Show All Abstracts
Session 8:
Novel Design and Materials I
Wednesday 5 February 2020
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Chair:
L. Brandon Shaw, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
All-fibre bandwidth tunable filter for high power fibre lasers
Paper 11260-36
Author(s): Jaclyn Chan, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom); Christophe A. Codemard, SPI Lasers UK Ltd. (United Kingdom); Natasha T. Vukovic, Michalis N. Zervas, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom)
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Talbot fiber: A poorman’s approach to coherent combining
Paper 11260-37
Author(s): Cesar Jauregui-Misas, Albrecht Steinkopff, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Jens Limpert, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany), Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany)
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Bend insensitivity of large-mode-area CLING fibers
Paper 11260-38
Author(s): Krysta A. Boccuzzi, John R. Marciante, The Institute of Optics, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
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Low-noise, single-frequency 200W fiber amplifier
Paper 11260-39
Author(s): Felix Wellmann, Michael Steinke, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany); Nina Bode, Benno Willke, Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik (Germany); Ludger Overmeyer, Leibniz Univ. Hannover (Germany); Peter Wessels, Jörg Neumann, Dietmar Kracht, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
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Beating of two FDML lasers in real time
Paper 11260-40
Author(s): Christin Grill, Simon Lotz, Torben Blömker, Dominic Kastner, Sebastian Karpf, Wolfgang Draxinger, Univ. zu Lübeck (Germany); Mark Schmidt, Christian Jirauschek, Technische Univ. München (Germany); Robert Huber, Univ. zu Lübeck (Germany)
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Short-range supercontinuum Lidar for combustion diagnostics
Paper 11260-41
Author(s): Abba Saleh, Valmet Technologies Oy (Finland), Tampere Univ. (Finland); Piotr Ryczkowski, Goery Genty, Juha Toivonen, Tampere Univ. (Finland)
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Session 9:
Mode Instability/Stimulated Thermal Rayleigh Scattering
Wednesday 5 February 2020
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Session Chair:
Michalis N. Zervas, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom)
Mode Instability in coiled fiber amplifiers
Paper 11260-42
Author(s): Benjamin G. Ward, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (United States)
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Novel high-speed camera analysis of transverse mode instabilities in rod fiber amplifiers
Paper 11260-43
Author(s): Simon L. Christensen, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark), NKT Photonics A/S (Denmark); Mette M. Johansen, Mattia Michieletto, Marco Triches, Laurent Huot, Martin D. Maack, NKT Photonics A/S (Denmark); Jesper Lægsgaard, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
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The sensitivity of the mode instability threshold to different types of intensity noise
Paper 11260-44
Author(s): Christoph Stihler, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany); Cesar Jauregui-Misas, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Sobhy E. Kholaif, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany); Jens Limpert, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany), Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany)
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Manipulating the heat load distribution by laser gain competition in TMI-limited fiber amplifiers
Paper 11260-45
Author(s): Friedrich Möller, Victor Distler, Thomas Schreiber, Ramona Eberhardt, Andreas Tünnermann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany)
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Mitigation of transverse mode instability with travelling waves in high-power fiber amplifiers
Paper 11260-46
Author(s): Cesar Jauregui-Misas, Christoph Stihler, Yiming Tu, Sobhy E. Kholaif, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Jens Limpert, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany), Helmholtz Institute Jena (Germany), Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 10:
Novel Design and Materials II
Wednesday 5 February 2020
1:40 PM - 3:40 PM
Session Chair:
Peter F. Moulton, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)
Visible and UV femtosecond pulse light delivery in anti-resonant hollow core fibers
Paper 11260-47
Author(s): Mattia Michieletto, Christian Jakobsen, Jens K. Lyngsø, Dmitri Oulianov, Marco Triches, Anders S. Olesen, Mette M. Johansen, Rajesh S. Patel, Tara Murphy, Martin D. Maack, NKT Photonics A/S (Denmark)
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Single-frequency chirally-coupled-core all-fiber amplifier with 100W in a linearly-polarized TEM00-mode
Paper 11260-48
Author(s): Sven Hochheim, Michael Steinke, Peter Wessels, Omar de Varona Ortega, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany); Joona Koponen, nLIGHT, Inc., Lohja (Finland); Tyson Lowder, nLIGHT, Inc. (United States); Steffen Novotny, nLIGHT, Inc., Lohja (Finland); Jörg Neumann, Dietmar Kracht, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
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All-fiber mode-locked laser at 0.98 µm
Paper 11260-49
Author(s): Svetlana S. Aleshkina, Fiber Optics Research Ctr. (Russian Federation); Denis S. Lipatov, G. G. Devyatykh Institute of Chemistry of High-Purity Substances (Russian Federation); Vladimir V. Velmiskin, Tatiana A. Kochergina, Fiber Optics Research Ctr. (Russian Federation); Andrei Fedotov, Regina Gumenyuk, Tampere Univ. (Finland); Leonid Kotov, Valery Temyanko, Wyant College of Optical Sciences (United States); Mikhail M. Bubnov, Fiber Optics Research Ctr. (Russian Federation); Aleksey N. Guryanov, G. G. Devyatykh Institute of Chemistry of High-Purity Substances (Russian Federation); Mikhail E. Likhachev, Fiber Optics Research Ctr. (Russian Federation)
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Power scaling of Ce co-doped, highly doped Yb fiber lasers
Paper 11260-50
Author(s): Volker Reichel, Sonja Unger, Jens Kobelke, Jörg Bierlich, Anka Schwuchow, Tina Eschrich, Martin Leich, Matthias Jäger, Katrin Wondraczek, Leibniz-Institut für Photonische Technologien e.V. (Germany); Friedrich Möller, Johannes Nold, Victor Distler, Stefan Kuhn, Nicoletta Haarlammert, Thomas Schreiber, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany)
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New microstructured optical fibers for innovative lasers
Paper 11260-51
Author(s): Eric Audouard, Eric Mottay, Amplitude Systèmes (France)
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Design and analysis on optically pumped THz fiber laser based on hollow-core anti-resonant fiber
Paper 11260-52
Author(s): Guo Zhang, Shuai Sun, Yao Zhang, Quan Sheng, Wei Shi, Jianquan Yao, Tianjin Univ. (China)
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Session 11:
Novel Design and Materials III
Wednesday 5 February 2020
4:10 PM - 5:50 PM
Session Chair:
Wei Shi, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Milliwatt power nonlinearities in polarization maintaining fibers with microsecond response time
Paper 11260-53
Author(s): Hanieh Afkhamiardakani, Jean-Claude Diels, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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High pulse energy, all-fiber supercontinuum source using tapered photonic crystal fibers
Paper 11260-54
Author(s): Oyewole Benjamin Efunbajo, NKT Photonics A/S (Denmark), Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark); Patrick Bowen, Peter M. Moselund, NKT Photonics A/S (Denmark); Peter E. Andersen, Ole Bang, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
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ROGUE-based, random distributed feedback lasers
Paper 11260-55
Author(s): Frédéric Monet, Victor Lambin-Iezzi, Jean-Sébastien Boisvert, Billie Maubois, Raman Kashyap, Polytechnique Montréal (Canada)
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Yellow emission from dysprosium-doped ZBLAN fibre laser
Paper 11260-56
Author(s): Md Ziaul Amin, Matthew Majewski, Stuart D. Jackson, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)
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Coherent light source with 106-nm broadband spectrum generated directly from Yb-doped fiber oscillator
Paper 11260-57
Author(s): Lei Jin, Shoko Yokokawa, Sze Yun Set, Shinji Yamashita, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
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Session 12:
Mid Infrared Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers
Thursday 6 February 2020
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Chair:
Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)
Sub-150-fs all-fiber polarization maintaining tunable laser in the mid-infrared
Paper 11260-58
Author(s): Philippe Morin, Simon Boivinet, Jean-Paul Yehouessi, ALPhANOV (France); Tiphaine Berberian, Lab. Charles Fabry (France), Amplitude Laser Group (France); Frédéric Druon, Lab. Charles Fabry (France); Sébastien Vidal, Guillaume Machinet, ALPhANOV (France); Florent Guichard, Yoann Zaouter, Amplitude Laser Group (France); Johan Boullet, ALPhANOV (France)
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All-fiber 600nm amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) source covering the spectral range of 2.75 µm to 3.35 µm
Paper 11260-59
Author(s): Pin Long, O/E Land Inc. (Canada), North Photonics Inc. (United States); M. R. K. Soltanian, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (Canada), O/E Land Inc. (Canada); Maria Iulia Comanici, McGill Univ. (Canada); Qammar Goher, O/E Land Inc. (Canada); François Légaré, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (Canada)
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Suppressing fiber tip failure: On the road to 100 W-level 3-μm fiber lasers
Paper 11260-60
Author(s): Frédéric Maes, Yigit Ozan Aydin, Thomas Poulin, Souleymane Toubou Bah, Vincent Fortin, Réal Vallée, Martin Bernier, Univ. Laval (Canada)
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Diode pumped dysprosium fiber laser
Paper 11260-61
Author(s): Matthew R. Majewski, Md Ziaul Amin, Macquarie Univ. (Australia); Thibaud Berthelot, Le Verre Fluoré (France); Stuart D. Jackson, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)
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Mid-IR supercontinuum based vibrational overtone combination spectroscopy
Paper 11260-62
Author(s): Kyei Kwarkye, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark); Manoj Kumar Dasa, DTU Fotonik (Denmark); Abubakar I. Adamu, Getinet Woyessa, Christian R. Petersen, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark); Søren B. Engelsen, Univ. of Copenhagen (Denmark); Ole Bang, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
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New excitation wavelengths for dysprosium-doped mid-infrared fibre lasers
Paper 11260-63
Author(s): Md Ziaul Amin, Stuart D. Jackson, Matthew Majewski, Alex Fuerbach, Robert Woodward, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)
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Session 13:
Eye-Safe Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers
Thursday 6 February 2020
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Session Chair:
Mark Dubinskii, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (United States)
Hundred-watt CW and Joule level pulsed output from Raman fiber laser in 1.7-μm band
Paper 11260-64
Author(s): Andrew Grimes, OFS Fitel, LLC (United States); Anand Hariharan, OFS (United States); Simona Ovtar, Poul Kristensen, Philip G. Westergaard, OFS Fitel Denmark ApS (Denmark); Steven Rako, Cory Baumgarten, Robert C. Stoneman, Arete Associates (United States); Jeffrey W. Nicholson, OFS Fitel, LLC (United States)
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High power single frequency 2090-nm Ho3+ doped MOPA
Paper 11260-65
Author(s): Mateusz Wysmolek, Peter Wessels, Jörg Neumann, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany); Uwe Morgner, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany), Leibniz Univ. Hannover (Germany); Dietmar Kracht, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
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Investigation of gamma radiation influence on active Er3+-doped optical fiber amplifiers
Paper 11260-66
Author(s): Mateusz Wysmolek, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany); Bogusz Stepak, Wroclaw Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); Piotr Wilk, Wroclawski Park Technologiczny S.A. (Poland); Adam Wasilewski, Slawomir Wronka, National Ctr. for Nuclear Research (Poland); Michael Steinke, Omar de Varona Ortega, Peter Wessels, Dietmar Kracht, Jörg Neumann, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany); Jacek Glowinkowski, Wroclawski Park Technologiczny S.A. (Poland); Kate Tuck, Mark Hill, Fibercore Ltd. (United Kingdom); Uwe Morgner, Leibniz Univ. Hannover (Germany)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Session 14:
High Peak Power/High Energy Fiber Amplifiers
Thursday 6 February 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Chair:
Clifford E. Headley, OFS Fitel, LLC (United States)
Monolithic fluorine-codoped Yb amplifier for megawatt peak power generation and high beam quality
Paper 11260-67
Author(s): Martin Leich, André Kalide, Tina Eschrich, Martin Lorenz, Anka Schwuchow, Jens Kobelke, Jörg Bierlich, Katrin Wondraczek, Leibniz-Institut für Photonische Technologien e.V. (Germany); Dörte Schönfeld, Andreas Langner, Clemens Schmitt, Jaqueline Plass, Gerhard Schötz, Heraeus Quarzglas GmbH & Co. KG (Germany); Matthias Jäger, Leibniz-Institut für Photonische Technologien e.V. (Germany)
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High power UV pulsed laser with LMA tapered fiber
Paper 11260-68
Author(s): Vincent Roy, Louis Desbiens, Marc Deladurantaye, Yves Taillon, INO (Canada)
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300W picosecond fiber laser based on an Yb-doped PM tapered fiber amplifier
Paper 11260-69
Author(s): Christophe Pierre, Sébastien Vidal, ALPhANOV (France); Julien Didierjean, Eolite Lasers (France); Johan Boullet, ALPhANOV (France)
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Green 125-kW picosecond single-mode tapered fiber laser system with narrow linewidth
Paper 11260-70
Author(s): Vasilii Ustimchik, Ampliconyx Oy (Finland); Andrei Fedotov, Tampere Univ. (Finland); Joona Rissanen, Ampliconyx Oy (Finland), Tampere Univ. (Finland); Teppo Noronen, Ampliconyx Oy (Finland); Regina Gumenyuk, Tampere Univ. (Finland); Yuri Chamorovskii, Kotelnikov Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics (Russian Federation); Valery Filippov, Ampliconyx Oy (Finland)
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High peak power pulsed fiber laser with high efficiency based on an ytterbium doped powder sinter fiber
Paper 11260-71
Author(s): Guillaume Canat, Maxime Chenou, Alain Mugnier, Paul Mouchel, Keopsys by LUMIBIRD (France); Céline Canal, Quantel Group (France); Romain Dauliat, Baptiste Leconte, Philippe Roy, XLIM (France)
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Generation of picosecond pulses with 150 W of average and 0.92 MW of peak power from an Yb-doped tapered fiber MOPA
Paper 11260-72
Author(s): Konstantin K. Bobkov, Andrey E. Levchenko, Vladimir V. Velmiskin, Tatiana A. Kochergina, Svetlana S. Aleshkina, Mikhail M. Bubnov, Fiber Optics Research Ctr. (Russian Federation); Denis S. Lipatov, Alexander Yu. Laptev, Alexei N. Guryanov, G. G. Devyatykh Institute of Chemistry of High-Purity Substances (Russian Federation); Mikhail E. Likhachev, Fiber Optics Research Ctr. (Russian Federation)
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Session 15:
kW-Class Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers II
Thursday 6 February 2020
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Session Chair:
Manoj Kanskar, nLIGHT, Inc. (United States)
16kW single mode CW laser with dynamic beam for material processing
Paper 11260-73
Author(s): Eyal Shekel, Civan Advanced Technologies Ltd. (Israel)
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8-kW single stage all-fiber Yb-doped fiber laser with a BPP of 1 mm-mrad
Paper 11260-74
Author(s): Yu Wang, Rintaro Kitahara, Wataru Kiyoyama, Yuki Shirakura, Takuya Kurihara, Yasuo Nakanishi, Tatsuya Yamamoto, Michio Nakayama, Shinya Ikoma, Kensuke Shima, Fujikura Ltd. (Japan)
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Passively cooled pump signal combiners at 2.1kW for fiber laser and amplifier systems
Paper 11260-75
Author(s): Lalitkumar Bansal, Robert Sienkowski, Jose Pincha, S. Rosario, Christopher Neale, Joel D. Mann, Clifford E. Headley, OFS Fitel, LLC (United States)
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Yb/Ce co-doped aluminosilicate PM fibers by VAD process for high power amplification of narrow linewidth source
Paper 11260-76
Author(s): Jaesun Kim, Hyungsu Cho, Gaye Park, Junho Lee, Daeyoung Kim, Dae Seung Moon, ChiHwan Ouh, Taihan Fiberoptics Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of); Seongmook Jeong, Hwanseok Yang, Ki Hyuck Kim, LIG Nex1 Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of); Min Kyu Park, Ground Technology Research Institute, Agency for Defense Development (Korea, Republic of); Jaewan Han, Chanho Hwang, Taihan Fiberoptics Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of)
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Fiber Bragg gratings in active multimode XLMA fibers for high-power kW-class fiber lasers
Paper 11260-77
Author(s): Sarah Klein, Martin Giesberts, Patrick Baer, Oliver Fitzau, Martin Traub, Hans-Dieter Hoffmann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Lasertechnik ILT (Germany)
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Analysis of fabrication techniques and material systems for kW fibers limited by TMI
Paper 11260-78
Author(s): Thomas Schreiber, Nicoletta Haarlammert, Stefan Kuhn, Christian Hupel, Johannes Nold, Steffen Schulze, Friedrich Möller, Victor Distler, Maximilian Strecker, Gonzalo Palma-Vega, Sigrun Hein, Denny Häßner, Till Walbaum, Ramona Eberhardt, Andreas Tünnermann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF (Germany)
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Fiber Lasers Best Student Paper Awards Ceremony
Thursday 6 February 2020
5:30 PM - 5:40 PM

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