Optimization of erbium-doped actively Q-switched fiber laser implemented in symmetric configuration

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Optimization of erbium-doped actively Q-switched fiber laser implemented in symmetric configuration. / Kolpakov, Stanislav A.; Sergeyev, Sergey; Mou, Chengbo; Gordon, Neil T.; Zhou, Kaiming.

In: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 20, No. 5, 09.2014.

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Kolpakov, SA, Sergeyev, S, Mou, C, Gordon, NT & Zhou, K 2014, 'Optimization of erbium-doped actively Q-switched fiber laser implemented in symmetric configuration' IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 20, no. 5. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTQE.2014.2301015

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Kolpakov, S. A., Sergeyev, S., Mou, C., Gordon, N. T., & Zhou, K. (2014). Optimization of erbium-doped actively Q-switched fiber laser implemented in symmetric configuration. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 20(5). https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTQE.2014.2301015

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Kolpakov SA, Sergeyev S, Mou C, Gordon NT, Zhou K. Optimization of erbium-doped actively Q-switched fiber laser implemented in symmetric configuration. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 2014 Sep;20(5). https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTQE.2014.2301015

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Kolpakov, Stanislav A. ; Sergeyev, Sergey ; Mou, Chengbo ; Gordon, Neil T. ; Zhou, Kaiming. / Optimization of erbium-doped actively Q-switched fiber laser implemented in symmetric configuration. In: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 2014 ; Vol. 20, No. 5.

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