A kind of highly Yb3<sup>+</sup>-doped fiber was fabricated. The best temperatures of deposition pass and sensitive presintering pass were presented; the absorption of it achieved 594dB/m at 976nm and its background loss was only 0.1dB/m.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber
J. Wang, J. Li, P. Liu, X. Q. Mao, L. Wang, L. S. Liu, J. Peng, C. F. Zhang, K. Zheng, H. Wei, Y. J. Fu, F. P. Yan, T. G. Ning, and W. Jian, "Fabrication and Characteristics of Yb<sup>3+</sup>-Doped Silica Optical Fibers," in Asia Optical Fiber Communication and Optoelectronic Exposition and Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper SaK2.
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