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    Space Photonics: Disruptive Satellite Laser Communications and Astrophotonics

    During this year's Optical Fiber Communications Conference, we organized a panel on space photonics and astrophotonics, held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. In this page you can find...

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    High Power, High LIDT Laser Optics: Understanding Optics for High Power Lasers

    All of us who work with power lasers have experienced laser damage, usually when we least wanted to. That flash of light in our darkened firing...

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    Transmission and Pump Laser Modules for Space Applications

    We present progress on the design, development and space qualification of high-power Distributed Feedback (DFB) lasers and single- and multi-mode pump laser modules that can be...

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    Radiation-Resistant Optical Fiber Amplifiers for Satellite Communications

    Optical fiber amplifiers are key building blocks in laser communication terminals and telecom photonic payloads. In this paper we present 1.55 μm booster amplifiers and pre-amplifiers suitable...

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    All-Fiber Widely Tunable Thulium Laser

    We present results from an all-fiber thulium laser system that can be tuned to any wavelength between 1710 – 2110 nm, without using any moving mechanical...

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    Acousto-Optic Devices for Operation with 2 µm Fiber Lasers

    Fiber lasers operating in the 2 µm region are of increasing interest for a range of applications, including laser machining and biomedical systems. The large mode area...

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    Mid-IR Fused Fiber Couplers

    We present results from our recent efforts on developing single-mode fused couplers in ZBLAN fiber. We have developed a custom fusion workstation for working with lower...

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    Integrated Disruptive Components for 2 µm Fibre Lasers (ISLA): Project Overview and Passive Component Development

    EU FP7 project ISLA (Integrated disruptive components for 2 micron fiber Lasers) aimed to define and develop a set of components and tool-kit of processes. In this...

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