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(Acronyms: see below)

tandem OPOs → optical parametric oscillators

tapered fibers

tapered laser diodes → broad area laser diodes

telecom fibers

telecom windows → optical fiber communications

telecommunications → optical data transmission

TEM modes → resonator modes

temperature phase matching → noncritical phase matching

temperature-stabilized ovens → crystal ovens

temporal coherence → coherence

temporal walk-off

terahertz radiation

terahertz spectroscopy → optical sampling

thermal depolarization → depolarization loss

thermal lensing

Spotlight 2007-07-25: Higher heat generation density, stronger thermal effects?

Spotlight 2007-01-15: Origins of heating in laser crystals

Spotlight 2006-07-10: Strength of thermal lensing effects

thermal powermeters → powermeters

thin-disk lasers

Spotlight 2011-12-23: mode-locked thin-disk laser

thin-film coatings → dielectric coatings

thin-film mirrors → dielectric mirrors

thin-film polarizers

third-harmonic generation → frequency tripling

third-order dispersion

three-level gain media → four-level and three-level gain media

threshold pump power

thresholdless lasers

thulium-doped fibers → rare-earth-doped fibers

tilt of pulse fronts → pulse front tilt

time–bandwidth product

time division multiplexing

time-of-flight measurements

timing jitter

Spotlight 2009-08-22: Jitter and phase noise of mode-docked fiber lasers

timing noise → timing jitter

timing phase

timing synchronization → synchronization of lasers

titanium–sapphire lasers

tolerances for fiber coupling → fiber joints

top-hat beams → flat-top beams

total internal reflection

transform limit

Spotlight 2008-06-13: Heisenberg's uncertainty principle and the transform limit

transition cross sections

Spotlight 2014-04-02: Lower emission cross-section leads to higher pulse energy?!?

transition-metal-doped gain media

transitions → laser transitions

transmission loss → insertion loss

transparency intensity → four-level and three-level gain media

transversal filters → electronic dispersion compensation

transverse modes → higher-order modes

traveling-wave photodetectors → velocity-matched photodetectors


tunable lasers

tungstate lasers

tunneling modes → leaky modes

tweezers → optical tweezers

twisted-mode technique

two-mirror beam shapers → beam shapers

two-photon absorption

two-photon microscopy → fluorescence microscopy

type I or type II phase matching → phase matching

Acronyms beginning with T

TDM = time division multiplexing

TFP = thin-film polarizer

TIR = total internal reflection

TOD = third-order dispersion

TPA = two-photon absorption

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