Benjamin G Ward

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bend performance-enhanced photonic crystal fibers with anisotropic numerical aperture
    Benjamin G Ward
    HQ USAFA DFP, 2354 Fairchild Dr Ste 2A167, USAF Academy, CO 80920, USA
    Opt Express 16:8532-48. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Finite element analysis of Brillouin gain in SBS-suppressing optical fibers with non-uniform acoustic velocity profiles
    Benjamin Ward
    Department of Physics, United States Air Force Academy, HQ USAFA DFP, 2354 Fairchild Dr, USAF Academy, CO 80840, USA
    Opt Express 17:15685-99. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Modeling of inter-modal Brillouin gain in higher-order-mode fibers
    Benjamin Ward
    Department of Physics, United States Air Force Academy, HQ USAFA DFP 2354 Fairchild Dr USAF Academy, CO 80840, USA
    Opt Express 18:1952-8. 2010
  4. 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

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Bend performance-enhanced photonic crystal fibers with anisotropic numerical aperture
    Benjamin G Ward
    HQ USAFA DFP, 2354 Fairchild Dr Ste 2A167, USAF Academy, CO 80920, USA
    Opt Express 16:8532-48. 2008
    ..The step-index fiber designs were predicted to exhibit slightly inferior bend loss mode discrimination and higher sensitivity to packaging configuration compared to the photonic crystal fiber designs presented...
  2. doi request reprint Finite element analysis of Brillouin gain in SBS-suppressing optical fibers with non-uniform acoustic velocity profiles
    Benjamin Ward
    Department of Physics, United States Air Force Academy, HQ USAFA DFP, 2354 Fairchild Dr, USAF Academy, CO 80840, USA
    Opt Express 17:15685-99. 2009
    ..These profiles produce 11 dB of suppression relative to standard large mode area fibers...
  3. doi request reprint Modeling of inter-modal Brillouin gain in higher-order-mode fibers
    Benjamin Ward
    Department of Physics, United States Air Force Academy, HQ USAFA DFP 2354 Fairchild Dr USAF Academy, CO 80840, USA
    Opt Express 18:1952-8. 2010
    ..7 dB higher than the peak LP(08)-LP(08) gain. An LP(01) Stokes beam experiences successively more Brillouin gain when pumped by higher-order LP(0n) modes...
  4. 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...