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Radiation-induced coloring of erbium-doped optical fibers
Author(s): Glen M. Williams; Martin A. Putnam; Charles G. Askins; Michael E. Gingerich; E. Joseph Friebele
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Paper Abstract

The radiation-induced coloring of erbium-doped optical fibers (EDF's) is reported. The radiation hardness of the EDF's is observed to be strongly dependent on composition. The implications for erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) performance is modelled.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 February 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1791, Optical Materials Reliability and Testing: Benign and Adverse Environments, (25 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141179
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Glen M. Williams, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Martin A. Putnam, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Charles G. Askins, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Michael E. Gingerich, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
E. Joseph Friebele, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1791:
Optical Materials Reliability and Testing: Benign and Adverse Environments
Roger A. Greenwell; Dilip K. Paul, Editor(s)

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