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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 7 — Apr. 7, 2014
  • pp: 7632–7637

Phosphate-core silica-clad Er/Yb-doped optical fiber and cladding pumped laser

O. N. Egorova, S. L. Semjonov, V. V. Velmiskin, Yu. P. Yatsenko, S. E. Sverchkov, B. I. Galagan, B. I. Denker, and E. M Dianov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 7, pp. 7632-7637 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.007632


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Abstract

We present a composite optical fiber with a Er/Yb co-doped phosphate-glass core in a silica glass cladding as well as cladding pumped laser. The fabrication process, optical properties, and lasing parameters are described. The slope efficiency under 980 nm cladding pumping reached 39% with respect to the absorbed pump power and 28% with respect to the coupled pump power. Due to high doping level of the phosphate core optimal length was several times shorter than that of silica core fibers.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 31, 2014
Revised Manuscript: March 12, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 17, 2014
Published: March 25, 2014

Citation
O. N. Egorova, S. L. Semjonov, V. V. Velmiskin, Yu. P. Yatsenko, S. E. Sverchkov, B. I. Galagan, B. I. Denker, and E. M Dianov, "Phosphate-core silica-clad Er/Yb-doped optical fiber and cladding pumped laser," Opt. Express 22, 7632-7637 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-7-7632


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