A Yb3+/Tm3+/Ho3+triply-doped tellurite fibre laser

Yuen Hong Tsang, Billy Richards, David Binks, Joris Lousteau, Animesh Jha

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Abstract

Continuous wave laser emission at 2.1 μm from a Yb3+/Tm3+1/Ho3+triply-doped tellurite fibre laser is reported. The fibre was pumped at 1.1 μm by a Yb3+-doped double-clad silica fibre laser. For a 17 cm fibre length and 99%-60% reflectance cavity, the threshold was 15 mW and the slope efficiency was 25%. A maximum output of 60mW was observed for a launched pump power of 270 mW, corresponding to 22% optical-to-optical efficiency.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10690-10695
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Express
Volume16
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jul 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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