Diode-pumped 1.36µm Nd-doped fibre laser

Grubb, S.G., Barnes, W.L., Taylor, E.R. and Payne, D.N. (1990) Diode-pumped 1.36µm Nd-doped fibre laser. Electronics Letters, 26, (2), 121-122. (doi:10.1049/el:19900083).


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Original Publication URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/el:19900083


Laser emission has beem observed at 1.363µm on the 4F(3/2) to 4 I (13/2) transition from a diode-pumped Nd-doped phosphate glass single-mode fibre. Normally, this transition is strongly suppressed in an oxide glass host due to excited state absorption effects which reduce the efficiency of this transition. We observe both the lowest lasing threshold (5 mW) and the highest slope efficiency 10.8%) reported for a fibre laser in the 1.3µm spectral regon.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0013-5194 (print)
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Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78418
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:59
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78418

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