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Keywords beginning with G

On this page you find all our articles on keywords beginning with "G". Further below, you find the acronyms.

(See also: list of products for the letter G.)


gain: Tutorial chapter on gain and absorption in rare-earth-doped fibers

gain bandwidth

gain bandwidth: Spotlight 2007-10-25: The gain bandwidth of laser crystals and glasses

gain clamping

gain compression → gain saturation

gain efficiency

gain equalization

gain equalization: Case study: erbium-doped fiber amplifier for multiple signals

gain flattening → gain equalization

gain guiding

gain guiding: Spotlight 2017-11-02: Gaussian apertures in resonator models: not only for exotic lasers, but also for gain guiding

gain guiding: Spotlight 2009-07-09: Gain-guiding index-antiguiding fibers

gain media → laser gain media

gain media: Spotlight 2018-08-22: What is different for quasi-three-level lasers?

gain modules → laser heads

gain narrowing

gain saturation

gain saturation: Case study: erbium-doped fiber amplifier for rectangular nanosecond pulses

gain saturation: Spotlight 2018-05-11: Gain saturation in solid-state lasers

gain saturation: Spotlight 2017-08-01: Fiber amplifiers: modeling of ultrashort pulse amplification with saturation of wavelength-dependent gain

gain saturation: Spotlight 2015-08-08: Gain saturation with pulses

gain switching

gap loss attenuators → fiber-optic attenuators

gas absorption cells → gas cells

gas cells

gas discharge lamps

gas lasers

Gaussian apertures: Spotlight 2017-11-02: Gaussian apertures in resonator models: not only for exotic lasers but also for gain guiding

Gaussian beams

Gaussian beams: Spotlight 2009-10-03: Peak intensity of Gaussian beam

Gaussian mirrors → variable reflectivity mirrors

Gaussian optics

Gaussian pulses

Geiger mode photodiodes → avalanche photodiodes

geometrical optics

germanate fibers

germanosilicate glasses → silicate glasses

giant pulses → Q switching

Giles parameters

Gires–Tournois interferometers

Gires–Tournois interferometers: Case study: Gires–-Tournois interferometer

glass fibers → fibers

glass lasers and amplifiers

Glauber states → coherent states

goggles → laser safety glasses

gold mirrors → metal-coated mirrors

Gordon–Haus jitter

Gouy phase: Spotlight 2008-11-25: The Gouy phase shift speeds up light

Gouy phase shift

graded reflectivity mirrors → variable reflectivity mirrors

graded-index fibers

graded-index fibers: Case study: telecom fiber with parabolic index profile

gradient-index filters → rugate filters

gradient-index lenses

grating compressors → pulse compression

grating spectrometers → spectrometers

gratings → diffraction gratings

gray tracking → photodarkening

green lasers

green lasers: Spotlight 2009-08-14: Progress on green laser diodes

green problem → intracavity frequency doubling

green-induced infrared absorption → photodarkening

GRISMs → dispersion compensation

ground state laser transitions → four-level and three-level laser gain media

group delay

group delay dispersion

group index

group refractive index → group index

group velocity

group velocity: Spotlight 2016-09-12: An apparent paradox concerning light beams in fibers

group velocity dispersion

group velocity mismatch

guide stars → laser guide stars

guided modes → modes

guided waves

gyroscope fiber coils → fiber coils

Acronyms with G

GDD = group delay dispersion

GM-APD = Geiger mode avalanche photodiode

GRENOUILLE → FROG → frequency-resolved optical gating

GRIIRA = green-induced infrared absorption → photodarkening

GRIN lens = gradient-index lens

GRM = graded reflectivity mirror

GTI = Gires–Tournois interferometer

GVD = group velocity dispersion

GVM = group velocity mismatch

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