Jay W Dawson

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Affiliation: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the scalability of diffraction-limited fiber lasers and amplifiers to high average power
    Jay W Dawson
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    Opt Express 16:13240-66. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Field-flattened, ring-like propagation modes
    Michael J Messerly
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, L 491, PO Box 808, Livermore, California 94551, USA
    Opt Express 21:12683-98. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Mode-converters for rectangular-core fiber amplifiers to achieve diffraction-limited power scaling
    Arun Kumar Sridharan
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Avenue, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
    Opt Express 20:28792-800. 2012
  4. doi request reprint High brightness, quantum-defect-limited conversion efficiency in cladding-pumped Raman fiber amplifiers and oscillators
    John E Heebner
    NIF and Photon Science Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Avenue, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
    Opt Express 18:14705-16. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Brightness enhancement in a high-peak-power cladding-pumped Raman fiber amplifier
    Arun Kumar Sridharan
    National Ignition Facility and Photon Science Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    Opt Lett 34:2234-6. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint High-gain photonic crystal fiber regenerative amplifier
    Arun Kumar Sridharan
    NIF and Photon Science Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    Opt Lett 34:608-10. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Mode conversion in rectangular-core optical fibers
    Amber L Bullington
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, L 592, P O Box 808, Livermore, California 94551, USA
    Appl Opt 51:84-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Widely tunable 11 GHz femtosecond fiber laser based on a nonmode-locked source
    Matthew A Prantil
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550, USA
    Opt Lett 38:3216-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Patterned flattened modes
    Michael J Messerly
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94551, USA
    Opt Lett 38:3329-32. 2013

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the scalability of diffraction-limited fiber lasers and amplifiers to high average power
    Jay W Dawson
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    Opt Express 16:13240-66. 2008
    ..However, limits to the scaling of the MFD may restrict fiber lasers to lower output powers...
  2. doi request reprint Field-flattened, ring-like propagation modes
    Michael J Messerly
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, L 491, PO Box 808, Livermore, California 94551, USA
    Opt Express 21:12683-98. 2013
    ..The approach provides a path to fibers that have simultaneously large mode areas and large separations between the propagation constants of their modes...
  3. doi request reprint Mode-converters for rectangular-core fiber amplifiers to achieve diffraction-limited power scaling
    Arun Kumar Sridharan
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Avenue, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
    Opt Express 20:28792-800. 2012
    ..We also demonstrate a mode-converter system that converts a single HOM of a ribbon fiber back to a diffraction-limited TEM(00) mode. Conversion efficiency is a record 80.5%...
  4. doi request reprint High brightness, quantum-defect-limited conversion efficiency in cladding-pumped Raman fiber amplifiers and oscillators
    John E Heebner
    NIF and Photon Science Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Avenue, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
    Opt Express 18:14705-16. 2010
    ..We further present strategies for overcoming this limit based upon depressed well core designs. We consider two configurations: 1) pulsed cladding-pumped Raman fiber amplifier (CPRFA) and 2) cw cladding-pumped Raman fiber laser (CPRFL)...
  5. doi request reprint Brightness enhancement in a high-peak-power cladding-pumped Raman fiber amplifier
    Arun Kumar Sridharan
    National Ignition Facility and Photon Science Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    Opt Lett 34:2234-6. 2009
    ..1 kW peak power) of input pump energy. The amplified signal's peak power is 2.77 kW, and the brightness-enhancement factor is 192--the highest peak power and brightness enhancement achieved in a CPRFA at any wavelength, to our knowledge...
  6. ncbi request reprint High-gain photonic crystal fiber regenerative amplifier
    Arun Kumar Sridharan
    NIF and Photon Science Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    Opt Lett 34:608-10. 2009
    ..At 8.6 W of input pump power, the amplified output pulse energy is 157 microJ, yielding a gain of 69 dB. To our knowledge, this is the highest gain achieved in a fiber-based regenerative amplifier to date at any wavelength...
  7. doi request reprint Mode conversion in rectangular-core optical fibers
    Amber L Bullington
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, L 592, P O Box 808, Livermore, California 94551, USA
    Appl Opt 51:84-8. 2012
    ..Propagation of a higher-order mode in a rectangular-core fiber allows for better thermal management and bend-loss immunity than conventional circular-core fibers, extending the power-handling capabilities of optical fibers...
  8. doi request reprint Widely tunable 11 GHz femtosecond fiber laser based on a nonmode-locked source
    Matthew A Prantil
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550, USA
    Opt Lett 38:3216-8. 2013
    ..8 and 3.2 nJ, respectively. Micropulse durations of 850 fs are demonstrated. Extensions to shorter duration are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Patterned flattened modes
    Michael J Messerly
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94551, USA
    Opt Lett 38:3329-32. 2013
    ..Patterning provides a new and potentially valuable waveguide design tool that may lead to higher-power transport and laser fibers. ..