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Rare-earth-doped chalcogenide glass for mid- and long-wave IR fiber lasers
Author(s): L. Brandon Shaw; Peter A. Thielen; Jasbinder Singh Sanghera; Shyam S. Bayya; Ishwar D. Aggarwal
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Paper Abstract

Rare earth doped chalcogenide glass fibers have been developed at NRL. Spectroscopic investigation of these glasses and fibers show that they possess strong and efficient mid-IR and long-wave IR emissions suitable for fiber lasers in these wavelength regions. Small fiber sources based on these emission lines have been developed and can be used as bright IR sources for characterizing focal planes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 July 2003
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4974, Advances in Fiber Lasers, (3 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.478276
Show Author Affiliations
L. Brandon Shaw, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Peter A. Thielen, SFA, Inc. (United States)
Jasbinder Singh Sanghera, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Shyam S. Bayya, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Ishwar D. Aggarwal, Naval Research Lab. (United States)

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

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