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Advanced topics on Er- and ErYb-doped fibers for fiber amplifiers and lasers
Author(s): Benyuan Zhu
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Paper Abstract

Development of Er and ErYb doped fibers for high performance Er-doped fiber amplifiers (EDFA) and high power fiber lasers is reviewed. Fiber design optimization for applications including wide flat gain spectrum, and high power conversion efficiency are discussed. Major parameters such as fiber gain spectrum consistent and uniformity for volume production are presented. In addition, some of nonlinear effects in EDFA for modern optical communication network will be discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 November 2008
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7134, Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices V, 71340A (11 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.803368
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Benyuan Zhu, OFS Fitel, LLC (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7134:
Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices V
Ming-Jun Li; Ping Shum; Ian H. White; Xingkun Wu, Editor(s)

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