Lifetime variation in ytterbium doped aluminosilicate fibers due to the pump induced photodarkening was investigated. Correction terms for the rate equations system are suggested in order to improve the accuracy on fiber lasers development.
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R. Piccoli, S. Taccheo, D. Mechin, and T. Robin, "Lifetime variation induced by photodarkening effect in Yb-doped fibers," in Advanced Solid-State Lasers Congress, G. Huber and P. Moulton, eds., OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper AM4A.34.
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