19 March 2012 Er3+-doped micro-structured tellurite fiber: laser generation and optical gain
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Proceedings Volume 8257, Optical Components and Materials IX; 82570B (2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.909026
Event: SPIE OPTO, 2012, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
Optical results concerning the generation of laser and optical gain by using an Er3+-doped tellurite micro-structured fiber are reported for the first time. For this purpose a scheme that consist of two 980 nm diode pump lasers (simultaneously in the co-propagating and the counter-propagating directions) and short Er3+-doped tellurite micro-structured fibers (fabricated by using the stack-and-draw technique and a soft glass drawing tower) was used. The laser produced here was obtained within the range 1530 to 1565 nm, and the maximum optical gain obtained was higher than 8 dB.
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E. F. Chillcce, E. F. Chillcce, R. Narro-García, R. Narro-García, J. W. Menezes, J. W. Menezes, E. Rodriguez, E. Rodriguez, D. Marconi, D. Marconi, H. L. Fragnito, H. L. Fragnito, L. C. Barbosa, L. C. Barbosa, } "Er3+-doped micro-structured tellurite fiber: laser generation and optical gain", Proc. SPIE 8257, Optical Components and Materials IX, 82570B (19 March 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.909026; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.909026
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