Optical bistability at 1.54µm in an Er3+-doped single-mode fibre laser


Reekie, L., Mears, R.J., Poole, S.B. and Payne, D.N. (1986) Optical bistability at 1.54µm in an Er3+-doped single-mode fibre laser. In, 12th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Barcelona, ES, 22 - 25 Sep 1986.

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We report the first observation of optical bistability in a rare-earth doped single-mode fibre laser. Hysteresis has been obtained in the lasing characteristic of an Er3+-doped fibre laser operating at 1.54µm using the mechanism of saturable absorption

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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 77658
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:57
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77658

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