1 October 2003 Compact multimode pumped erbium-doped phosphate fiber amplifiers
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The performance of compact multimode pumped erbium-doped phosphate fiber amplifiers is presented. A fiber amplifier with a small signal net gain of 41 dB at 1535 nm and 21 dB over the full C-band is demonstrated using a newly developed 8-cm-long erbium-doped phosphate fiber excited with a 1-W, 975-nm multimode laser diode. A theoretical model is developed for the multimode pumped amplifier based on modified rate equations and an effective beam propagation method. Close agreement between experimental and modeling results is observed.
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Shibin Jiang, Shibin Jiang, Sergio Brito Mendes, Sergio Brito Mendes, Yongdan Hu, Yongdan Hu, Gualtiero Nunzi Conti, Gualtiero Nunzi Conti, Arturo Chavez-Pirson, Arturo Chavez-Pirson, Yushi Kaneda, Yushi Kaneda, Tao Luo, Tao Luo, Qingyun Chen, Qingyun Chen, Sandrine Hocde, Sandrine Hocde, Dan T. Nguyen, Dan T. Nguyen, Ewan M. Wright, Ewan M. Wright, Jiafu Wang, Jiafu Wang, Wenyan Tian, Wenyan Tian, Thomas Nikolajsen, Thomas Nikolajsen, Nasser Peyghambarian, Nasser Peyghambarian, } "Compact multimode pumped erbium-doped phosphate fiber amplifiers," Optical Engineering 42(10), (1 October 2003). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.1600460 . Submission:
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