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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1581–1584

Broadband emission from a multicore fiber fabricated with granulated oxides

Loredana Di Labio, Willy Lüthy, Valerio Romano, Frédéric Sandoz, and Thomas Feurer  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 10, pp. 1581-1584 (2008)

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We demonstrate a multicore multidopant fiber which, when pumped with a single pump source around 800 nm , emits a more than one octave-spanning fluorescence spectrum ranging from 925 to 2300 nm . The fiber preform is manufactured from granulated oxides and the individual cores are doped with five different rare earths, i.e., Nd 3 + , Yb 3 + , Er 3 + , Ho 3 + , and Tm 3 + .

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(300.2530) Spectroscopy : Fluorescence, laser-induced
(300.6340) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, infrared

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: December 5, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: February 1, 2008
Published: March 31, 2008

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Loredana Di Labio, Willy Lüthy, Valerio Romano, Frédéric Sandoz, and Thomas Feurer, "Broadband emission from a multicore fiber fabricated with granulated oxides," Appl. Opt. 47, 1581-1584 (2008)

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