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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), pp. 1021-1022. (doi:10.1049/el:19920648).

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Abstract

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.

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Published date: 1992

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Local EPrints ID: 78531
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78531
ISSN: 0013-5194
PURE UUID: 305dea16-591c-4375-98fc-a1426a7b7be7
ORCID for W.S. Brocklesby: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2123-6712

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:23

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Author: J.R. Lincoln
Author: C.J. Mackechnie
Author: J. Wang
Author: W.S. Brocklesby ORCID iD
Author: R.S. Deol
Author: A. Pearson
Author: D.C. Hanna
Author: D.N. Payne

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