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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 19 — Sep. 18, 2006
  • pp: 8535–8539

Gain improvement by internal laser cavity in Tm3+/Yb3+-codoped tellurite fiber amplifier pumped by 980-nm laser

Jun Chang, Qingpu Wang, Gangding Peng, Xingyu Zhang, Zejin Liu, Shuanghong Ding, Zhaojun Liu, Sasa Zhang, and Gongtang Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 19, pp. 8535-8539 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.008535


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Abstract

S-band Tm3+/Yb3+ codoped tellurite fiber amplifier pumped by a 980nm laser diode is proposed and modeled taking into consideration of the energy transfer process from Yb3+ to Tm3+ and the laser cavity inside a codoped fiber amplifier. S-band spectral gains for the codoped fiber amplifiers are investigated. The results show that considerable gain improvement can be achieved by constructing 1050nm laser cavity inside the amplifier.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: June 13, 2006
Revised Manuscript: August 9, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 19, 2006
Published: September 18, 2006

Citation
Jun Chang, Qingpu Wang, Gangding Peng, Xingyu Zhang, Zejin Liu, Shuanghong Ding, Zhaojun Liu, Sasa Zhang, and Gongtang Wang, "Gain improvement by internal laser cavity in Tm3+Yb3+-co-doped tellurite fiber amplifier pumped by 980-nm laser," Opt. Express 14, 8535-8539 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-19-8535


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