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Optical Engineering

Power conversion efficiency characterization of erbium-doped silica fibers in L-band
Author(s): Jian Liu; Paul F. Wysocki; Matt Andrejco; Bera Palsdottir
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Paper Abstract

Power conversion efficiency of various erbium-doped fibers is characterized at a wavelength of 1585 nm and at a pump wavelength of 1480 nm by using a two stage amplifier and a C-band amplified spontaneous emission filter. There is good agreement between experiment and simulation. Trade-off exists between erbium doping concentration and pair-induced quenching. High Al doping and optimization of numerical apertures can help improve the efficiency, and the erbium doping region has a significant impact on the performance of low cutoff erbium-doped fibers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 2001
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 40(7) doi: 10.1117/1.1372211
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 40, Issue 7
Show Author Affiliations
Jian Liu, Calmar Optcom, Inc. (United States)
Paul F. Wysocki, Oasys Technologies (United States)
Matt Andrejco, Lucent Technologies (United States)
Bera Palsdottir, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (Denmark)


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