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Light amplification by a Cd3P2 cylinder fiber
Author(s): John F. Dove; Harry Russell; Jin-Sung Kim; Nitipun Nivartvong; James Flattery; Douglas Keller; Philipp G. Kornreich
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Paper Abstract

We have fabricated fibers with an a few nm thick Cd3P2 semiconductor layer at the clear glass core glass cladding boundary. We have measured a gain of approximately 7.1 dB in a 4 mm long piece of this Semiconductor Cylinder Fiber (SCF) at a wavelength of 1550 nm. The fiber section was pumped from the side with a 38 mW laser operating at a wavelength of 980 nm. We have reason to believe that the test wavelength of 1550 nm is near the short wavelength end of about a few hundred nm wide gain curve. The SCFs have applications as broad band Fiber Light Amplifiers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 February 2001
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4216, Optical Devices for Fiber Communication II, (2 February 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.414121
Show Author Affiliations
John F. Dove, Dove Photonics Inc. (United States)
Harry Russell, Dove Photonics Inc. (United States)
Jin-Sung Kim, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Nitipun Nivartvong, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
James Flattery, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Douglas Keller, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Philipp G. Kornreich, Syracuse Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4216:
Optical Devices for Fiber Communication II
Dilip K. Paul; Michel J. F. Digonnet; Osman S. Gebizlioglu; Osman S. Gebizlioglu; Roger A. Greenwell; Roger A. Greenwell; Dennis N. Horwitz; Dennis N. Horwitz; Dilip K. Paul, Editor(s)

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