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Applications of Lasers for Sensing and Free Space Communications
Toronto Canada
July 10-14, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-914-5
Naval Applications II (LWB)

Pulsed Yb Fiber Laser for Underwater Communications

Andrew R. Grant, Douglas P. Holcomb, and Thomas H. Wood  »View Author Affiliations


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We propose using an array of high efficiency, frequency-doubled, pulsed Yb fiber lasers for underwater communications. A 1036.7nm pulsed Yb laser producing over 1mJ of energy in a 30μm core fiber is demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(060.2605) Fiber optics and optical communications : Free-space optical communication
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium

A. R. Grant, D. P. Holcomb, and T. H. Wood, "Pulsed Yb Fiber Laser for Underwater Communications," in Imaging and Applied Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper LWB2.

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