Fiber Lasers: Advances in Research and Applications


Mukul Chandra Paul (Editor)
Fiber Optics and Photonics, Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Jadavpur, India

Series: Physics Research and Technology
BISAC: SCI053000

The study of fiber lasers is an advanced field of modern science entering all branches of science. This field continues to vastly expend with state-of-the-art developments across the entire spectrum of scientific, military, medical, industrial and commercial applications ranging from spectroscopy to material cutting, welding and marking. This book is a self-contained collection of scholarly papers targeting an audience of practicing researchers, academics, PhD students and other scientists. This book describes advanced research and applications of the rapidly developing field of fiber laser technology filling the very important role of providing students, researchers, and technology managers with valuable, timely, and unbiased information on the subject. The objective of this book is to highlight recent progress and trends in fiber laser technology. The authors hope that this book will be useful for students, researchers, and professionals who are working in the area of fiber lasers. This book will serve also as an interesting and valuable reference that will impact, stimulate and promote further advances in the area of fiber lasers. In summary, the book discusses some of the most important topics that have made a tremendous impact in the growth of science and technology today. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Dissipative Solitons in Optical Transmission Lines and Fiber Lasers
Mário F. S. Ferreira and Sofia C. V. Latas (I3N-Institute of Nanostructures, Nanomodelling and Nanofabrication, Department of Physics, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal)

Chapter 2. Noise-Like Pulsing and Non-Stationary Operation of Passively Mode-Locked Fiber Lasers: Recent Advances and Applications
O. Pottiez, Y. E. Bracamontes-Rodriguez, H. E. Ibarra-Villalon, E. Garcia-Sanchez, J. P. Lauterio-Cruz, H. Santiago-Hernandez, J. A. Minguela-Gallardo, J. C. Hernandez-Garcia, M. Bello-Jimenez and B. Ibarra-Escamilla (E. A. Kuzin, Center for Research in Optics (CIO), León, Mexico, and others)

Chapter 3. Spectral and Noise Behaviors in Actively Q-Switched Erbium-Doped Fiber Laser
Yuri O. Barmenkov, Josue A. Minguela-Gallardo and Alexander V. Kir’yanov (Center for Research in Optics (CIO), León, Mexico, and others)

Chapter 4. Variable 1.7 µm to 2 µm Amplifier and Fiber Laser Based on ASE Suppressed TDFA
Siamak Dawazdah Emami, Hui Jing Lee and Atoosa Sadat Arabanian (Shahid Beheshti University, Laser and Plasma Research Institute, Evin, Iran, and others)

Chapter 5. Performance Enhancement of S-Band Thulium Doped Fiber Laser using 800nm and 1800nmband Supressed ASE
Hui Jing Lee, Mostafa Ghadiri Soofi, Atoosa Sadat, Arabanian, and Siamak Dawazdah Emami (Center for Photonic Technologies, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Bandar Baru Bangi, Malaysia, and others)

Chapter 6. Dissipative Soliton Resonance Emission in Different All-Fiber Laser Configurations
C. Cuadrado-Laborde, I. Armas-Rivera, A. Carrascosa, E. A. Kuzin5, G. Beltrán-Pérez, J. L. Cruz, A. Díez and M. V. Andrés (Department of Applied Physics, ICMUV, University of Valencia, Burjassot, Spain, and others)

Chapter 7. Q-Switched Fiber Lasers at the 2-Micron Region
Anas Abdul Latiff, SulaimanWadi Harun, Harith Ahmad, Mukul Chandra Paul, Shyamal Das, Anirban Dhar and Mohamad FaridMohd Rusdi (Photonics Research Center, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and others)

Chapter 8. New 2D-Material Saturable Absorber for Ultrashort-Pulsed Fiber Laser Generation
Sulaiman Wadi Harun,Anas Abdul Latiff,EzzatulIrradah Ismail, Hamzah Arof and Mohamad Badrol Hisyam Mahyuddin (Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and others)

Chapter 9. The Effects of Rapid Cooling on the Improved Properties of Laser Deposited Metallic Coatings
Olawale S. Fatoba and Esther T. Akinlabi (Department of Mechanical Engineering Science, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa)

Chapter 10. Improved Corrosion, Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy by Direct Laser Deposition
Olawale S. Fatoba and Elizabeth M. Makhatha (Department of Mechanical Engineering Science, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, and others)


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