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Fiber lasers of Prof. Okhotnikov: review of the main achievements and breakthrough technologies

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Original languageEnglish
JournalIEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics
Issue number3
Early online date19 Dec 2017
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Publication typeA2 Review article in a scientific journal


This review is dedicated to the scientific work of Professor Oleg G. Okhotnikov (8.04.1951 – 8.04.2016), an inspired scientist who has made a significant contribution to the development of fiber lasers. Prof. Okhotnikov published more than 280 journal articles, a hundred conference papers, and numerous patents, many of which represented pioneering work in the area of fiber lasers. This article highlights the most valuable scientific and technological breakthroughs in fiber lasers achieved by Prof. Okhotnikov and his research groups.


  • Couplers, Fiber lasers, Laser mode locking, Optical fiber amplifiers, Optical fiber couplers, Optical fiber dispersion, modeling, optical fiber dispersion, optical fiber lasers, optical pulse compression, optical pulse generation, optical pulses, power lasers, pulse amplifiers

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