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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 9 — Apr. 25, 2011
  • pp: 7992–7999

Tm3+-doped CW fiber laser based on a highly GeO2-doped dispersion-shifted fiber

V. V. Dvoyrin, I. T. Sorokina, V. M. Mashinsky, L. D. Ischakova, E. M. Dianov, V. L. Kalashnikov, M. V. Yashkov, V. F. Khopin, and A. N. Guryanov  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 9, pp. 7992-7999 (2011)

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A novel all-fiber laser based on a highly GeO2-doped dispersion-shifted Tm-codoped fiber, pumped at 1.56 µm wavelength and lasing at 1.862 µm wavelength with a slope efficiency up to 37% was demonstrated. The single-mode Tm-doped fiber with the 55GeO2-45SiO2 core was fabricated for the first time by MCVD technique. The laser produces spectral side bands, resulting from the four-wave mixing owing to the shift of the zero-dispersion-wavelength of the fiber to the laser wavelength, thus, making it potentially particularly attractive for dispersion management and ultrashort pulse generation.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: January 19, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 12, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 2, 2011
Published: April 11, 2011

V. V. Dvoyrin, I. T. Sorokina, V. M. Mashinsky, L. D. Ischakova, E. M. Dianov, V. L. Kalashnikov, M. V. Yashkov, V. F. Khopin, and A. N. Guryanov, "Tm3+-doped CW fiber laser based on a highly GeO2-doped dispersion-shifted fiber," Opt. Express 19, 7992-7999 (2011)

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