We have successfully developed silica-based Bismuth-doped fiber (BiDF) by using the conventional fiber fabrication technique for the first time. Fluorescence over a 150nm bandwidth is observed in the 1100nm wavelength band by using fabricated fibers.
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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
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
T. Haruna, M. Kakui, T. Taru, S. Ishikawa, and M. Onishi, "Silica-Based Bismuth-Doped Fiber for Ultra Broad Band Light Source and Optical Amplification around at 1.1mm," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MC3.
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