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Fiber Lasers

Oleg G. Okhotnikov (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-64866-5 June 2012 294 Pages



A comprehensive account of the latest developments and applications in this rapidly developing field, covering a wide range of topics, such as power scaling and short pulse generation, dispersion management and modeling, broadband supercontinuum generation and wavelength tailoring.
The book brings together contributions from the world's leading experts at major collaborative research centers throughout Europe, Australia, Russia and the USA. Each chapter presents a tutorial style introduction to the selected topic suitable for scientists, researchers and experts, as well as graduate and postgraduate students with a basic background in optics.
High Power Fiber Systems
Fiber Lasers for the Shortwave Infrared
Normal-Dispersion Fiber Lasers
Modeling and Technologies of Ultrafast Fiber Lasers
Power Scalable Tapered Fiber Lasers
Supercontinuum Sources Based on Photonic Crystal Fiber
Conclusion and Future Perspectives