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Visible Fluoride Fiber Lasers



David S. Funk, J. G. Eden


The advent of low-loss fluoride fibers has led to the demonstration of numerous room-temperature lasers based on rare-earth transitions at wavelengths ranging from 0.38 to 3.45 υm. Fluoride fiber lasers are of interest because they provide a means of generating laser output at wavelengths for which there are currently few or no solid-state laser sources, particularly in the spectral regions under 0.63 mm and above 2.0 υm. This chapter provides an overview of the current status of the field of upconversion-pumped visible fiber lasers.
Rare-Earth-Doped Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers
Publisher Info
Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY


upconversion, fiber lasers


Funk, D. and Eden, J. (2001), Visible Fluoride Fiber Lasers, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created December 31, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021