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Fiber Laser Physics Fundamentals

  • Valerii (Vartan) Ter-MikirtychevEmail author
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Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 181)

Abstract

After reviewing the basics of solid-state physics and spectroscopy as related to fiber laser gain media, this chapter shifts the focus to the general aspects of laser physics—especially the branches that are very important for understanding the principles of fiber laser operation.

Keywords

Fiber Laser Population Inversion Amplify Spontaneous Emission Lower Laser Level Fiber Amplifier 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mountain ViewUSA

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