A new type of fiber laser - Bi-doped silica fiber laser has been proposed and realized for the first time. The laser generation was observed in the spectral region of 1150-1300 nm. The fibers were fabricated by MCVD technique.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
E. M. Dianov, V. V. Dvoyrin, V. M. Mashinsky, A. A. Umnikov, M. V. Yashkov, and A. N. Guryanov, " Bi-Doped Silica Fiber Laser," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OThJ3.
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