Benjamin Ward

Summary

Affiliation: Wilford Hall Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Modeling of transient modal instability in fiber amplifiers
    Benjamin G Ward
    Laser and Optics Research Center, Department of Physics, United States Air Force Academy, 2354 Fairchild Drive Ste 2A31, USAF Academy Colorado 80840, USA
    Opt Express 21:12053-67. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Solid-core photonic bandgap fibers for cladding-pumped Raman amplification
    Benjamin Ward
    Air Command and Staff College, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112, USA
    Opt Express 19:11852-66. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Origin of thermal modal instabilities in large mode area fiber amplifiers
    B Ward
    Laser and Optics Research Center, United States Air Force Academy, USAF Academy, CO 80840, USA
    Opt Express 20:11407-22. 2012

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Modeling of transient modal instability in fiber amplifiers
    Benjamin G Ward
    Laser and Optics Research Center, Department of Physics, United States Air Force Academy, 2354 Fairchild Drive Ste 2A31, USAF Academy Colorado 80840, USA
    Opt Express 21:12053-67. 2013
    ..The instability becomes more severe as the power is increased...
  2. doi request reprint Solid-core photonic bandgap fibers for cladding-pumped Raman amplification
    Benjamin Ward
    Air Command and Staff College, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112, USA
    Opt Express 19:11852-66. 2011
    ..A Raman amplifier based on this fiber with 85 kW of output power, 78% optical conversion efficiency, a maximum heat load of 130 W/m, and a length of 235 m is simulated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Origin of thermal modal instabilities in large mode area fiber amplifiers
    B Ward
    Laser and Optics Research Center, United States Air Force Academy, USAF Academy, CO 80840, USA
    Opt Express 20:11407-22. 2012
    ..We describe the physical processes responsible for the onset of the instability and suggest possible mitigation approaches...