We demonstrate short pulse amplification, and compare the nonlinear tolerance of a Bi2O3-based erbium doped fiber (EDF) with a conventional silica-based EDF. The Bi2O3-based EDF shows highly nonlinear tolerance and superior short pulse amplification performances.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium
S. Ohara, T. Hasegawa, and N. Sugimoto, "Boron Co-Doped Bi2O3-Based Erbium Doped Fiber for Short Pulse Amplification," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper TuD5.
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