Erbium-doped phosphate glass fibre amplifiers with gain per unit length of 2.1 dB/cm

B. C. Hwang, S. Jiang, T. Luo, J. Watson, S. Honkanen, Y. Hu, F. Smektala, J. Lucas, Nasser N Peyghambarian

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Singlemode high erbium-doped phosphate glass fibres have been designed and fabricated. Gain measurements in a 2.15 cm fibre with an Er3+ concentration of 3.7×1020 cm-3 were performed. A net gain of 2.1 dB/cm at 1537 nm was demonstrated with a pump diode power of 110 mW at 980 nm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1007-1009
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Jun 10 1999
Externally publishedYes


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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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