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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 1994
  • pp: 1448–1449

Neodymium-doped tellurite single-mode fiber laser

J. S. Wang, D. P. Machewirth, F. Wu, E. Snitzer, and E. M. Vogel  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 18, pp. 1448-1449 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.001448


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Abstract

A single-mode Nd3+-doped tellurite glass fiber laser operating at 1.061 μm is described. We believe this is the first demonstration of a single-mode fiber laser in tellurite glass. A lasing threshold of 27 mW of 818-nm absorbed pump power and a slope efficiency output power versus pump power of 23% emitted from one end were observed in the fiber cavity with 11.9% Fresnel reflection at both ends.

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History
Original Manuscript: May 2, 1994
Published: September 15, 1994

Citation
J. S. Wang, E. M. Vogel, D. P. Machewirth, F. Wu, and E. Snitzer, "Neodymium-doped tellurite single-mode fiber laser," Opt. Lett. 19, 1448-1449 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-18-1448


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