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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 1996
  • pp: 734–736

Suppression of self-pulsing behavior in erbium-doped fiber lasers with resonant pumping

W. H. Loh  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 10, pp. 734-736 (1996)

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A new approach to improving the stability of erbium-doped fiber lasers is presented. By use of a model based on ion-pair effects, spiking behavior is shown to be effectively suppressed by resonant pumping when the pump wavelength is sufficiently close to the lasing wavelength.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 11, 1996
Published: May 15, 1996

W. H. Loh, "Suppression of self-pulsing behavior in erbium-doped fiber lasers with resonant pumping," Opt. Lett. 21, 734-736 (1996)

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