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Optical fiber fabrication using novel gas-phase deposition technique

Optical fiber fabrication using novel gas-phase deposition technique
Optical fiber fabrication using novel gas-phase deposition technique
We report a highly versatile chemical-in-crucible preform fabrication technique suitable for gas-phase deposition of doped optical fibers. Aluminosilicate and ytterbium-doped phosphosilicate fibers are presented demonstrating the technique and its potential for realizing complex fiber designs that are suitable for the next generation of high-power fiber devices. The results show aluminum-doped fiber with numerical aperture of 0.28 and ytterbium-doped fiber with a measured slope efficiency of 84% with respect to pump launch power.
fabrication, fiber lasers, modified chemical vapor deposition (mcvd), optical fiber fabrication, rare earth (re) metals
0733-8724
912-915
Boyland, A.J.
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Webb, A.S.
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Yoo, S.
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Mountfort, F.H.
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Kalita, M.P.
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Standish, R.J.
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Boyland, A.J., Webb, A.S., Yoo, S., Mountfort, F.H., Kalita, M.P., Standish, R.J., Sahu, J.K., Richardson, D.J. and Payne, D.N. (2011) Optical fiber fabrication using novel gas-phase deposition technique. IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 29 (6), 912-915. (doi:10.1109/JLT.2011.2109371).

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We report a highly versatile chemical-in-crucible preform fabrication technique suitable for gas-phase deposition of doped optical fibers. Aluminosilicate and ytterbium-doped phosphosilicate fibers are presented demonstrating the technique and its potential for realizing complex fiber designs that are suitable for the next generation of high-power fiber devices. The results show aluminum-doped fiber with numerical aperture of 0.28 and ytterbium-doped fiber with a measured slope efficiency of 84% with respect to pump launch power.

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Published date: 15 March 2011
Keywords: fabrication, fiber lasers, modified chemical vapor deposition (mcvd), optical fiber fabrication, rare earth (re) metals
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre

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Local EPrints ID: 183711
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/183711
ISSN: 0733-8724
PURE UUID: a677ce07-6ec0-4d73-9082-a72ef38ccd8a
ORCID for D.J. Richardson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7751-1058

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Date deposited: 03 May 2011 16:19
Last modified: 25 Jul 2019 00:38

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Author: A.J. Boyland
Author: A.S. Webb
Author: S. Yoo
Author: F.H. Mountfort
Author: M.P. Kalita
Author: R.J. Standish
Author: J.K. Sahu
Author: D.J. Richardson ORCID iD
Author: D.N. Payne

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