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A Tale of Two Tantalum Borides as Potential Saturable Absorbers for Q-Switched Fiber Lasers

Hattori, Haroldo T.; As'ham, Khalil; Haque, Ahasanul; Li, Ziyuan; Olbricht, Benjamin C

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In this paper, we analyze the performance of two tantalum-based boride (TaB and TaB 2 ) microparticles as potential saturable absorbers for high-power fiber lasers. Both materials are ultrahigh temperature ceramics with melting points above 3000 °C, but with different crystalline structures: TaB has an orthorhombic structure (nearly isotropic), whereas TaB 2 has a hexagonal structure (uniaxial, anisotropic). Despite their different crystalline structures, the microparticles have a similar low...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/212811
Source: IEEE Photonics Journal
DOI: 10.1109/JPHOT.2019.2906919

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