We have demonstrated Bi<sup>2</sup>O<sup>3</sup>-based Erbium doped fiber ring laser. Only 0.2-m of BIEDF as a gain media shows 134 nm tunable range and high signal-to-noise ration over 70 dB for 120 nm tunable range.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber
S. Ohara, T. Hasegawa, and N. Sugimoto, "Bi<sup>2</sup>O<sup>3</sup>-Based Erbium Doped Fiber Laser with over 130 nm Tunable Range," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CFL2.
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