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International Journal of Optics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 575818, 8 pages
New Trends in Amplifiers and Sources via Chalcogenide Photonic Crystal Fibers
1Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e dell’Informazione (DIEI), Politecnico di Bari, 70125 Bari, Italy
2Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), UMR 5209 CNRS-Université de Bourgogne, 21078 Dijon, France
Received 19 July 2012; Revised 26 October 2012; Accepted 27 October 2012
Academic Editor: Dragomir Neshev
Copyright © 2012 L. Mescia et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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