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Fiber lasers: flexible and functional solutions for today and the future

Nilsson, J., Jeong, Y., Alegria, C., Philippov, V., Soh, D.B.S., Codemard, C., Baek, S., Sahu, Jayanta, Richardson, David, Clarkson, W.A. and Payne, D.N. (2003) Fiber lasers: flexible and functional solutions for today and the future At 3rd International Symposium on Laser and Nonlinear Optical Materials (ISLNOM). 20 - 24 Jul 2003.

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Abstract

Fiber lasers were demonstrated as early as in the 1960s, but they were hampered by the need for laser pumping for efficient operation. The mid 1980s saw the realization of rare-earth doped single-mode high silica fibers with low loss. In a symbiotic pairing with advances in semiconductor pump lasers, a rapid development of active fiber devices ensued. This led to the erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA), which has revolutionized optical telecommunications.

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Published date: 2003
Venue - Dates: 3rd International Symposium on Laser and Nonlinear Optical Materials (ISLNOM), 2003-07-20 - 2003-07-24

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Local EPrints ID: 41600
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/41600
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ORCID for J. Nilsson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1691-7959

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Date deposited: 05 Oct 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:29

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Author: J. Nilsson ORCID iD
Author: Y. Jeong
Author: C. Alegria
Author: V. Philippov
Author: D.B.S. Soh
Author: C. Codemard
Author: S. Baek
Author: Jayanta Sahu
Author: W.A. Clarkson
Author: D.N. Payne

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