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Fiber based technologies and applications (FBTA) OSA topical meeting addresses all aspects of optical fibers from fundamental material, design, fabrication and cabling, specialty fibers, linear and nonlinear properties of fibers, fiber devices and its applications such as fiber gratings, fiber amplifiers, fiber lasers and fiber sensors, etc.   

The meeting topics cover theoretical and experimental research and developments of optical fibers, fiber materials, fiber devices and the applications in communications, lasers, amplifiers and sensing. Special emphasis will be given to innovative specialty fiber designs, fabrications, and applications covering visible, IR and THz spectrum.


• Design, fabrication, characterization and cabling  of optical fibers
• Specialty fibers
• Microstructured and nanostructured fibers
• Linear and nonlinear properties of optical fibers
• Fiber devices and application
• Fiber amplifiers
• Fiber lasers
• Fiber sensors