We present a summary of emission properties of doped tellurite and alumina-silica fibers. The tellurite fiber offer higher and flatter signal gain over shorter lengths and the alumina-silica fiber, lower losses and better physical properties.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium
S. Marjanovic, J. Toulouse, M. F. Yan, V. S. Johnson, P. W. Wisk, A. R. Kortan, N. Kopylov, and R. G. Ahrens, "Erbium emission in highly doped tellurite and alumina-silica novelty fibers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper ThA5.
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