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Title: Apparatus and method for enabling quantum-defect-limited conversion efficiency in cladding-pumped Raman fiber lasers

Abstract

Cladding-pumped Raman fiber lasers and amplifiers provide high-efficiency conversion efficiency at high brightness enhancement. Differential loss is applied to both single-pass configurations appropriate for pulsed amplification and laser oscillator configurations applied to high average power cw source generation.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1325534
Patent Number(s):
9,450,373
Application Number:
12/718,179
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Mar 05
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Heebner, John E., Sridharan, Arun K., Dawson, Jay Walter, Messerly, Michael J., and Pax, Paul H. Apparatus and method for enabling quantum-defect-limited conversion efficiency in cladding-pumped Raman fiber lasers. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Heebner, John E., Sridharan, Arun K., Dawson, Jay Walter, Messerly, Michael J., & Pax, Paul H. Apparatus and method for enabling quantum-defect-limited conversion efficiency in cladding-pumped Raman fiber lasers. United States.
Heebner, John E., Sridharan, Arun K., Dawson, Jay Walter, Messerly, Michael J., and Pax, Paul H. Tue . "Apparatus and method for enabling quantum-defect-limited conversion efficiency in cladding-pumped Raman fiber lasers". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1325534.
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abstractNote = {Cladding-pumped Raman fiber lasers and amplifiers provide high-efficiency conversion efficiency at high brightness enhancement. Differential loss is applied to both single-pass configurations appropriate for pulsed amplification and laser oscillator configurations applied to high average power cw source generation.},
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