Diode-pumped 1.7-W erbium 3-µm fiber laser

S.D. Jackson, T.A. King, Markus Pollnau

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    Utilizing lifetime quenching of the Er3+ lower laser level by energy transfer to a Pr3+ co-dopant, 1.7 W output power and 17% slope efficiency are demonstrated from a double-clad diode-pumped 2.7-µm Er3+,Pr3+:ZBLAN fiber laser.
    Original languageUndefined
    Number of pages2
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 1999
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics / Pacific Rim - Seoul, Korea
    Duration: 30 Aug 19993 Sep 1999


    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics / Pacific Rim
    Other30 August - 3 September 1999


    • laser transitions
    • Erbium
    • Fibre Lasers
    • IR-71645
    • optical fibre cladding
    • optical pumping
    • Infrared Sources
    • EWI-17932
    • optical saturable absorption
    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • excited states

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