Multi-hole structure with eleven gain spectral holes has been observed in erbium-doped fiber for the first time. This paper reports the relationship between the multi-hole spectrum and the Stark energy structure of the Er3+ ion.
© 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. Ono, S. Tanabe, M. Nishihara, and E. Ishikawa, "Origin of Multi-Hole Structure in Gain Spectrum of Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper WB2.
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