Energy recycling versus lifetime quenching in erbium-doped 3-µm fiber lasers

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

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    Abstract

    Spectroscopic and numerical investigations show that energy-transfer upconversion can efficiently recycle energy in 3-µm Er:ZBLAN fiber lasers at relatively low dopant concentrations, thereby dramatically increasing the slope efficiency compared to lifetime quenching by Pr3+.
    Original languageUndefined
    PagesCTuK41
    Number of pages1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2000
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, CLEO 2000 - Nice, France, Nice, France
    Duration: 10 Sep 200015 Sep 2000

    Conference

    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, CLEO 2000
    CountryFrance
    CityNice
    Period10/09/0015/09/00
    Other10-15 September 2000

    Keywords

    • radiation quenching
    • IR-71648
    • Erbium
    • Fibre Lasers
    • EWI-17935
    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • praseodymium
    • radiative lifetimes

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