Fibre lasers

Hanna, D.C., (1992) Fibre lasers Inguscio, Massimo and Wallenstein, Richard (eds.) In Solid State Lasers:New Developments and Applications. vol. 317, Springer..


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The first fibre laser, described by Snitzer, was also the first glass laser. The glass fibre, doped with trivalent neodymium ions (Nd3+) was transversely pumped by a flash lamp. The fibre geometry was chosen to exploit the brightness enhancement of pump light in the core after passing through the clear cladding, and also to provide a structure which was more forgiving of the optical inhomogeneities of the doped glass. These early fibres clearly demonstrated the capability for very high gain, with 47dB measured at 1.063µm, even if the transverse pumping geometry was of very low efficiency

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ISBNs: 0306445980 (print)
9780306445989 (print)
Venue - Dates: Solid State Lasers New Developments and Applications, 1992-08-31 - 1992-09-11
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Organisations: Physics & Astronomy
ePrint ID: 77379
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
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