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On this page you find all our encyclopedia articles on keywords beginning with "E". Indented lines indicate articles on related topics. Further below, you find the acronyms.

(See also: list of products for the letter E)

edge-emitting semiconductor lasers

effective cross sections

effective modal bandwidth → modal bandwidth

effective mode area

effective nonlinear coefficient

effective pulse duration → pulse duration

effective Rayleigh length → Rayleigh length

effective refractive index

Spotlight 2007-10-07: Effective refractive index: correcting a common belief

effective step-index profile → step-index fibers

effectively single-mode fibers → single-mode fibers

efficiency of a laser → wall-plug efficiency

electric-field poling → periodic poling

electric field reconstruction → pulse characterization

electrical-to-optical efficiency → wall-plug efficiency

electro-optic effect

electro-optic field mapping → electro-optic sampling

electro-optic modulators

electro-optic sampling

electroabsorption modulators

electroluminescence

electron beam evaporation → dielectric mirrors

electronic dispersion compensation

elliptical core → polarization-maintaining fibers

emission cross sections → transition cross sections

emission linewidth → linewidth

emission spectrum → optical spectrum

end pumping

Spotlight 2007-04-01: The ideal pump intensity distribution in an end-pumped solid-state laser

endlessly single-mode fibers → photonic crystal fibers

energy migration → energy transfer

energy of laser pulses → pulse energy

energy transfer

enhancement cavities

entangled states → photons

entropy balance of lasers → radiation-balanced lasers

erbium-doped fiber amplifiers

Case study: erbium-doped fiber amplifier

erbium-doped fibers → rare-earth-doped fibers

erbium-doped gain media

etalons

Spotlight 2009-12-31: Tilt tuning of etalons

Case study: air-spaced etalon

Case study: etalon with thermal effects

evanescent wave → total internal reflection

excess noise → amplifier noise

excimer lasers

excited-state absorption

external-cavity diode lasers

extinction ratio → polarization of laser emission

eye protection

eye-safe lasers

Acronyms beginning with E

EAM = electroabsorption modulator

ECDL = external-cavity diode laser

EDC = electronic dispersion compensation

EDFA = erbium-doped fiber amplifier

EDFL = erbium-doped fiber laser

EOM = electro-optic modulator

ESA = excited-state absorption


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