Special Issue "Laser Amplifiers"

A special issue of Photonics (ISSN 2304-6732).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 March 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Nasser Peyghambarian
Guest Editor
Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ, USA
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Arturo Chavez-Pirson
Guest Editor
College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Interests: specialty glass and optical fibers; single-frequency fiber lasers; high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers; short-pulse fiber amplifier; mid-infrared optical fibers; mid-infrared fiber-based supercontinuum sources; directed energy

Special Issue Information

Dear colleague,

In this Special Issue on Laser Amplifiers, we assemble contributions covering the most recent exciting developments in laser amplifiers. Diverse scientific fields and a broad spectrum of applications benefit greatly from novel and high-performance amplifiers in terms of their outstanding properties addressing wavelength ranges, spectral coverage and purity, average power, peak power, pulse energy, time duration, and many more. The assembled contributions are not exhaustive in the coverage of the field, but we consider them as important and noteworthy in taking the pulse of current developments and prospects for future work. Technical topics include but not limited to the following:

  • Laser amplifiers – scientific foundations
  • EUV-UV light generation and amplification using lasers
  • Short pulse (fs) laser amplifiers
  • High energy pulsed laser amplifiers – solid state
  • High energy pulsed laser amplifiers – fiber
  • High energy pulsed laser amplifiers – gas
  • Single frequency highly coherent laser amplifiers
  • Parametric fiber amplifiers
  • KW-class laser amplifiers
  • Mid-IR light generation and amplification by laser

Prof. Dr. Nasser Peyghambarian
Prof. Dr. Arturo Chavez-Pirson
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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