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Theoretical studies on the gain characteristics for 1064-nm pumped thulium-doped fiber amplifier
Author(s): Hongyun Meng; Zhigang Wu; Weiqing Gao; Hao Zhang; Shuzhong Yuan; Xiaoyi Dong
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Paper Abstract

A group of equations deduced from thulium-doped fiber amplifier (TDFA) rate equations and light propagation equations, introducing the overlapping factors between the (pump and signal) light intensities and the thulium dopant distributions inside the fiber core, is presented in this paper. Using the group of equations, the small signal gain and optimum fiber length and threshold pump power characteristics ofthe amplifier are simulated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 August 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4906, Optical Components and Transmission Systems, (23 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.480605
Show Author Affiliations
Hongyun Meng, Nankai Univ. (China)
Zhigang Wu, Nankai Univ. (China)
Weiqing Gao, Nankai Univ. (China)
Hao Zhang, Nankai Univ. (China)
Shuzhong Yuan, Nankai Univ. (China)
Xiaoyi Dong, Nankai Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4906:
Optical Components and Transmission Systems
WeiSheng Hu; Shoichi Sudo; Peter Kaiser, Editor(s)

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