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, N. Peyghambarian

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Abstract

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
Volume35
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 10 1999
Externally publishedYes

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Hwang, B. C., Jiang, S., Luo, T., Watson, J., Honkanen, S., Hu, Y., Smektala, F., Lucas, J., & Peyghambarian, N. (1999). Erbium-doped phosphate glass fibre amplifiers with gain per unit length of 2.1 dB/cm. Electronics Letters, 35(12), 1007-1009. https://doi.org/10.1049/el:19990668