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Fundamentals of Fiber Lasers and Fiber Amplifiers


  • Describes in detail the main physical processes happening in fiber lasers and fiber amplifiers

  • Enumerates the components of fiber lasers and amplifiers which are commercially available

  • Contains practical recommendations for the development of reliable fiber laser systems


Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 181)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Valerii (Vartan) Ter-Mikirtychev
    Pages 1-6
  3. Valerii (Vartan) Ter-Mikirtychev
    Pages 27-36
  4. Valerii (Vartan) Ter-Mikirtychev
    Pages 37-42
  5. Valerii (Vartan) Ter-Mikirtychev
    Pages 43-63
  6. Valerii (Vartan) Ter-Mikirtychev
    Pages 65-78
  7. Valerii (Vartan) Ter-Mikirtychev
    Pages 79-98
  8. Valerii (Vartan) Ter-Mikirtychev
    Pages 99-132
  9. Valerii (Vartan) Ter-Mikirtychev
    Pages 133-160
  10. Valerii (Vartan) Ter-Mikirtychev
    Pages 161-208
  11. Valerii (Vartan) Ter-Mikirtychev
    Pages 209-231
  12. Valerii (Vartan) Ter-Mikirtychev
    Pages 233-234
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 235-253

About this book


This book covers the fundamental aspects of fiber lasers and fiber amplifiers, and includes a wide range of material from laser physics fundamentals to state-of-the-art topics in this rapidly growing field of quantum electronics. Emphasis is placed on the nonlinear processes taking place in fiber lasers and amplifiers, their similarities, differences to, and their advantages over other solid-state lasers.
The reader will learn basic principles of solid-state physics and optical spectroscopy of laser active centers in fibers, main operational laser regimes, and practical recommendations and suggestions on fiber laser research, laser applications, and laser product development. The book will be useful for students, researchers, and professionals who work with lasers, in the optical communications, chemical and biological industries, etc.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Mountain ViewUSA

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