The spectral power of side spontaneous emission was evaluated quantitatively on erbium-doped fibers with an integrating sphere.The side spontaneous emission power was much larger than ASE power and nearly saturated at the lower pump power.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.4480) Optoelectronics : Optical amplifiers
D. Zhang and S. Tanabe, " Investigation of Side Spontaneous Emission of Silica-Based Erbium Doped Fibers by Integrating Sphere," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Coherent Optical Technologies and Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWB38.
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