Reza Salem

Fiber Laser Division Manager – Laser Division, Thorlabs

Reza Salem is Fiber Laser Division Manager – Laser Division at Thorlabs (Jessup, MD).

FIGURE 1. Attenuation of optical fibers made of fluoride glasses, showing a significantly wider transmission window into the mid-IR as compared to silica fibers. Indium fluoride (InF3) glass has a wider transmission window in the mid-IR than zirconium fluoride (ZrF4) glass.
Lasers & Sources

Mid-IR supercontinuum laser covers key spectral bands for spectroscopy

April 21, 2021
A commercially available mid-IR supercontinuum source has a broadband output from 1.3 to 4.5 μm, providing orders-of-magnitude higher brightness than thermal IR sources.