The gain characteristics in Er3+ and Er3+/Ce3+ codoped tellurite fibres using 976 nm pump have been investigated. Gain at 1.53 μm increased from 16 dB to 31 dB in a 12 cm long fibre.
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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
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
S. Shen, L. Huang, P. Joshi, and A. Jha, "A short fibre amplifier based on Er3+ doped tellurite glass," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper FB4.
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