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Noise characteristics of rare-earth-doped fiber sources and amplifiers
Author(s): Paul Morkel; Richard Ian Laming; Gregory J. Cowle; David N. Payne
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Paper Abstract

The A. M. and F. M. noise mechanisms in a number of rare-earth doped fiber devices are reviewed. Spontaneous emission noise presents an ultimate limit to the performance of a number of fiber laser and amplifier devices and the paper concentrates primarily on this area. Important concepts are reviewed and experimental and theoretical data are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1373, Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers II, (1 January 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24945
Show Author Affiliations
Paul Morkel, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Richard Ian Laming, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Gregory J. Cowle, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
David N. Payne, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1373:
Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers II
Michel J. F. Digonnet, Editor(s)

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