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Title Advances in high-power fiber and diode laser engineering / edited by Ivan Divliansky
Published Stevenage, Herts, United Kingdom : The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (x, 389 pages)
Series IET materials, circuits and devices series ; 54
Materials, circuits and devices series ; 54
Contents Intro; Contents; 1. Diode laser: fundamentals and improving the brightness / Manoj Kanskar; 1.1 A brief history of high-power semiconductor laser: the rise of a disruptive technology; 1.2 High power and high brightness broad area diode lasers; 1.3 Mitigation of slow-axis divergence blooming in broad area diode lasers; 1.4 Diode laser applications; 1.5 The future prospects of diode lasers; Acknowledgments; References; 2. Coherent beam combining architectures for high-power laser diodes / Gaëlle Lucas-Leclin, Philipp Albrodt, David Paboeuf, Guillaume Schimmel and Patrick Georges
2.1 Introduction2.2 High-power semiconductor lasers and amplifiers used for coherent beam combining; 2.3 Principles of coherent beam combining architectures; 2.4 Master-oscillator power amplification architectures; 2.5 Extended-cavity architectures; 2.6 Conclusion; References; 3. High-power laser diodes for direct applications and laser pumping / Paul Crump, Olaf Brox, Jörg Fricke, Hans Wenzel, Andreas Klehr, Gunnar Blume, Katrin Paschke, Andrea Knigge and Günther Tränkle; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 High power broad area lasers; 3.3 High power laterally single mode lasers
3.4 High power lasers with monolithic grating stabilization3.5 Seed lasers; 3.6 Wavelength limits on GaAs-based high radiance quantum well lasers; 3.7 Conclusions and path forward; Acknowledgments; References; 4. Quantum cascade lasers / Arkadiy Lyakh; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Governing equations for pulsed QCL operation; 4.3 Laser core design; 4.4 Waveguide design; 4.5 CW power scaling; 4.6 Beam combining; 4.7 External cavity QCLs; 4.8 Distributed feedback QCLs; 4.9 Conclusion; References; 5. Diode pumped high power lasers / Martin Smrž and Martin Divoky; 5.1 Material selection
5.2 Laser amplifiers5.3 Geometry of the active medium in high power amplifier; 5.4 Thin-disk high power system; 5.5 Multislab high power system; References; 6. High average power large mode area (LMA) fiber amplifiers / Manoj Kanskar; 6.1 A brief history of fiber lasers; 6.2 Advantages of fiber lasers; 6.3 Rare-earth-doped fibers; 6.4 Limitations of high average power Yb-doped fiber amplifiers; 6.5 Overcoming the limitations of power scaling in combinable LMA fibers; Acknowledgments; References; 7. Optical fibers for high-power operation / Cesar Jauregui and Jens Limpert
7.1 A brief historical overview7.2 High-power fiber laser systems: performance against the odds; 7.3 Optical fibers for high-power operation; 7.4 Outlook: multicore fibers; References; 8. High power fiber lasers / Martin Richardson, Justin Cook, Patrick Roumayah, Alex Sincore and Nathan Bodnar; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 High power Yb fiber lasers; 8.3 High power TM fiber lasers; 8.4 Other fiber laser media; 8.5 High power Raman lasers; 8.6 Conclusions; References; 9. Beam combinable, kilowatt all-fiber amplifiers for directed energy / Angel Flores, Iyad Dajani, Brian Anderson and Nader Naderi
Summary The book covers fibre and diode laser systems from academic and industrial perspectives, discusses the latest trends in high-power fibre laser development and applications, offers an overview of developments in diode laser systems, and addresses advanced applications of high-power lasers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject High power lasers
High power lasers.
fibre lasers.
laser beams.
laser materials processing.
optical fibre amplifiers.
optical pumping.
quantum cascade lasers.
quantum well lasers.
semiconductor lasers.
spectral line breadth.
Form Electronic book
Author Divliansky, Ivan, editor
ISBN 1785617524