4 August 2009 Radiation-balanced Tm3+-doped fiber amplifier
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Proceedings Volume 7386, Photonics North 2009; 73860L (2009) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.837164
Event: Photonics North 2009, 2009, Quebec, Canada
Abstract
We present a theoretical scheme for a Tm3+-doped radiation-balanced (athermal) continuous-wave fiber amplifier. This mode of operation allows amplification without detrimental heating of the fiber with optical pumping. Athermal amplification is realized by laser cooling in which waste heat is disposed of in the form of spontaneous fluorescence by balancing the radiated and absorbed power. The athermal fiber amplification can be realized using a specially designed distributed pumping scheme.
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Galina Nemova, Raman Kashyap, "Radiation-balanced Tm3+-doped fiber amplifier", Proc. SPIE 7386, Photonics North 2009, 73860L (4 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.837164; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.837164
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