Effective excited-state absorption (ESA) cross-sections are measured in ZBLAN:Er3+ at 780-840 nm. Pump losses by ESA are present over the whole absorption band. Diode pumping at 979 nm seems more favorable for high-power 3-µm fiber lasers.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 1998|
|Event||Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 1998 - Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow (Scotland), United Kingdom|
Duration: 14 Sep 1998 → 18 Sep 1998
|Conference||Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 1998|
|Period||14/09/98 → 18/09/98|
- IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices