Event Proceedings
2011 Advanced High Power Laser Meeting

The items listed below constitute the proceedings from the 2011 Advanced High Power Laser Meeting.
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Unless otherwise noted, presentations only are included for each entry.

Attendees List

Conference Proceedings
Note: Only unclassified, public release presentations are included in these proceedings. Some limited distribution and classified presentations are available through AFRL Directed Energy Engineering and Analysis Center. Please see the listing of our Limited Distribution Proceedings.

Joint Session Proceedings

Plenary Session
DASL...Dynamite At the Speed of Light...The Long Road to Deployment
RADM Jay Cohen, USN (ret)
Detailed Physical Modeling of Lasers
Dr. Timothy Madden, Air Force Research Laboratory/Directed Energy Directorate

Gas Laser Conference Sessions

Alkali Laser Basic Research
Review of Diode Pumped Alkali Laser Kinetics
Glen Perram, Air Force Institute of Technology
Alkali Metal Atoms
Will Happer, Princeton University
Multi-Photon Processes in Diode Pumped Alkali Lasers
Glen Perram, Air Force Institute of Technology

Solid State and Diode Laser Technology Review

Diode Lasers I
An Overview of Diode Lasers for Defense Applications
Steve Patterson, Dilas Diode Laser, Inc.
Cryogenic Kilowatt Diode Pumps for Cryogenic Yb:YAG Disk Lasers
Kurt Linden, Spire Corporation

Diode Lasers II
Wavelength-Beam-Combining of Quantum-Cascade-Laser Arrays
Anish Goyal, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
High Brightness Optically Pumped Mid-Infrared Semiconductor Lasers
Heather Greatting, AIr Force Research Laboratory/RDLAS
25-W Single Laser Diode for Cesium Vapor Pumping
Leonid Glebov, University of Central Florida

Power and Thermal Management
Thermal Management and Power Generation for Directed Energy Weapons
Vipul Patel, Honeywell International
Enhanced Lateral Flow Cooler for High Power Laser Diode Bars
Henry Eppich, Science Research Laboratory, Inc.

High Energy Systems
Study of Multi-Core Fiber Modes Using a Fast Mode Solver and Propagator
Andrew Motes, Air Force Research Laboratory
Four-Beam Combined Laser Using SBS-PCMs with the Wave-Front Dividing Scheme
Hong Jin Kong, KAIST
Measurement of Thermally Induced Wavefront Distortions Using a Shack-Hartmann Wavefront Sensor
Christina Willis, University of Central Florida
Absolute Measurements of Laser Power Using Next Generation NIST High Power Radiometer
Marla Dowell, NIST

Progress in Materials Development - Enabling Higher Performance Laser Sources
F. Kenneth Hopkins, Air Force Research Laboratory
Desired Thin Disk Laser "Updates"
L. A. (Vern) Schlie, Integral Laser Solutions
Doped Sesquioxides for High Power Solid State Laser Materials
Woohong (Rick) Kim, Naval Research Laboratory

Fiber Beam Combination
Coherent Laser Combination and Phase Locking of High Power Fiber Lasers Using a Self-Fourier Cavity
Frederic Durville, Corcoran Engineering Inc
A 7x1 All-Fiber Coherent Beam Combiner
Sami Shakir, TASC Inc.
Spectral and Coherent Combining of Fiber Lasers by Volume Bragg Gratings
Leonid Glebov, University of Central Florida

Fiber Lasers
Experimental Studies of Segmented Acoustically Tailored Photonic Crystal Fiber
Craig Robin, Air Force Research Laboratory
Spectral Beam Compression and Combination
Sean Moore, Sandia National Laboratories
Pulsed Blue Laser Source Based on a Frequency Quadrupled Tm Fiber Laser
Eric Honea, Lockheed Martin Laser System
Demonstration of the Mitigation of Nonlinear Effects by Counter-Pumping in Fiber Amplifiers
Sami Shakir, TASC Inc
Single Mode, High Power, Narrow Line-Width Fiber Amplifiers
John Edgecumbe, Nufern
kW-Level Exploration of Single-Frequency, Single-Transverse Mode and Robust Polarization Yb-Doped CCC Fiber MOPA
Almantas Galvanauskas, University of Michigan

Solid State Lasers
Diode Pumped Ho+3:YVO4 Laser at 2.1 Ám with Resonant Excitation
George Newburgh, Army Research Laboratory

Ultrashort Pulse Laser Workshop

Ultrashort Pulse Laser Physics and Technology I
Femtosecond Pulse Coherently Combined Parallel Chirp Pulsed Fiber Amplifier Arrays
Almantas Galvanauskas, University of Michigan
Next Generation High-Power OPCPA Femtosecond Laser Systems
Ben Webb, University of Central Florida

Ultrashort Laser Applications, Techniques, and Diagnostics I
Computational Models for Optical Filamentation and Ultrashort Pulse Propagation - Invited
Miroslav Kolesik, University of Arizona
Effect of Polarization Evolution and Pre-Focus Propagation on Filament Formation
Ladan Arissian, University of New Mexico

Ultrashort Laser Applications, Techniques, and Diagnostics II
Microwave Emissions from Laser Plasma Filament Interaction with Solids
Nicholas Barbieri, University of Central Florida

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