Keywords beginning with B
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On this page you find all our encyclopedia articles on keywords beginning with "B". Indented lines indicate articles on related topics. Further below, you find the acronyms.
(See also: list of products for the letter B)
balanced detection → optical heterodyne detection
bat ear controllers → fiber polarization controllers
beam collimation → collimated beams
beam diagnostics → beam profilers
beam diameter → beam radius
beam distortions → beam quality
beam focus → beam waist
beam pointing stability → beam pointing fluctuations
beam propagation factor → M2 factor
beam quality factor → M2 factor
beam viewing cards → laser viewing cards
beat length → polarization beat length
birefringent fibers → polarization-maintaining fibers
birefringent filters → birefringent tuners
birefringent polarizers → polarizers
birefringent walk-off → spatial walk-off
bound modes → guided waves
Bragg fibers → photonic bandgap fibers
Bragg grating sensors → fiber-optic sensors
breakdown → laser-induced breakdown
broadband light sources → superluminescent sources
bulk Bragg gratings → volume Bragg gratings
bulk lasers versus fiber lasers → fiber lasers versus bulk lasers
Acronyms beginning with B
BER = bit error rate
BERT = bit error rate tester
BLIIRA = blue-induced infrared absorption → photodarkening
BPP = beam parameter product
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