New class of fibre laser based on lead-germanate glass
Lincoln, J.R., Mackechnie, C.J., Wang, J., Brocklesby, W.S., Deol, R.S., Pearson, A., Hanna, D.C. and Payne, D.N. (1992) New class of fibre laser based on lead-germanate glass. Electronics Letters, 28, (11), 1021-1022. (doi:10.1049/el:19920648).
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The first fibre laser based on rare-earth doped lead-germanate glass is reported. The thulium-doped fibre had a background loss of 2 dB/m and a maximum phonon energy of ~920 /cm. Lasing was achieved on the Tm3+ 3H4 - 3H6 transition at 1.905µm with a 3.6mW threshold, when diode-pumped at 790nm. A quantum efficiency of 30% was obtained.
|Subjects:||T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
|Date Deposited:||11 Mar 2010|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 13:45|
|Contributors:||Lincoln, J.R. (Author)
Mackechnie, C.J. (Author)
Wang, J. (Author)
Brocklesby, W.S. (Author)
Deol, R.S. (Author)
Pearson, A. (Author)
Hanna, D.C. (Author)
Payne, D.N. (Author)
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