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Fabrication & characterisation of Yb3+:Er3+ phosphosilicate fibres for lasers

Fabrication & characterisation of Yb3+:Er3+ phosphosilicate fibres for lasers
Fabrication & characterisation of Yb3+:Er3+ phosphosilicate fibres for lasers
Fabrication process of efficient Yb codoped fiber. We explain how we evaluate the fibers and discuss the effect of the ytterbium to erbium concentration ratio on the laser characteristics. Finally, we present results of some investigations into the mechanisms which can affect the efficiency of the lasers, and show that the detrimental up-conversion from the metastable level of the erbium ions is dramatically reduced by the presence of the ytterbium ions.
0733-8724
1990-2001
Vienne, Guillaume G.
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Caplen, Julie E.
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Dong, Liang
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Minelly, John D.
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Nilsson, Johan
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Payne, David N.
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Vienne, Guillaume G., Caplen, Julie E., Dong, Liang, Minelly, John D., Nilsson, Johan and Payne, David N. (1998) Fabrication & characterisation of Yb3+:Er3+ phosphosilicate fibres for lasers Journal of Lightwave Technology, 16, (11), pp. 1990-2001.

Vienne, Guillaume G., Caplen, Julie E., Dong, Liang, Minelly, John D., Nilsson, Johan and Payne, David N. (1998) Fabrication & characterisation of Yb3+:Er3+ phosphosilicate fibres for lasers Journal of Lightwave Technology, 16, (11), pp. 1990-2001.

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Fabrication process of efficient Yb codoped fiber. We explain how we evaluate the fibers and discuss the effect of the ytterbium to erbium concentration ratio on the laser characteristics. Finally, we present results of some investigations into the mechanisms which can affect the efficiency of the lasers, and show that the detrimental up-conversion from the metastable level of the erbium ions is dramatically reduced by the presence of the ytterbium ions.

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Published date: November 1998
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre

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Local EPrints ID: 46860
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/46860
ISSN: 0733-8724
PURE UUID: 43b40b26-dbdf-40bf-86b1-0ebe4799e2a3
ORCID for Johan Nilsson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1691-7959

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Date deposited: 20 Jul 2007
Last modified: 10 Nov 2017 05:17

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Author: Guillaume G. Vienne
Author: Julie E. Caplen
Author: Liang Dong
Author: John D. Minelly
Author: Johan Nilsson ORCID iD
Author: David N. Payne

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