We fabricate a microstructured Erbium-doped tellurite fiber and demonstrate laser emission. A simple double-pump configuration (980 nm) is used. A 5 cm fiber generates a laser at 1553.3 nm with an OSNR of ~21 dB.
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(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber
E. F. Chillcce, J. D. Marconi, and E. Rodrigues, "Laser generation with a microstructured Er3+-doped tellurite optical fiber," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW2A.27.
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