Methods for efficient self phase locking and coherent combining of several fiber lasers are presented. These involve passive phase elements, as well as free space configuration where damage to fiber and nonlinear effects are small.
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A. A. Friesem and N. Davidson, "Passive Beam Combining of Fiber Lasers," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FTuW3.
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