1 January 1991 Thulium-doped silica fiber lasers
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Proceedings Volume 1373, Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers II; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.24937
Event: SPIE Microelectronic Interconnect and Integrated Processing Symposium, 1990, San Jose, United States
Abstract
The trivalent thulium ion is an interesting activator for silica fiber lasers because of the near infrared transition which is broadband tunable ( diode pumpable can be operated with photon conversion efficiencies greater than 100 and has yielded in excess of 1W output power when pumped by a cw Nd:YAG laser. The paper will review progress on this system and indicate some potential future developments.
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Anne C. Tropper, Anne C. Tropper, Richard G. Smart, Richard G. Smart, Ian R. Perry, Ian R. Perry, David C. Hanna, David C. Hanna, John R. Lincoln, John R. Lincoln, William S. Brocklesby, William S. Brocklesby, } "Thulium-doped silica fiber lasers", Proc. SPIE 1373, Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers II, (1 January 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24937; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.24937
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