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Fabrication of erbium-doped fibers for optical amplifiers
Author(s): Ta-Sheng Wei; M. Sullivan; Daniel W. Oblas; Jy-Wang Liaw; H. Y. Yang; Chien-Yuan Chen
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Paper Abstract

Recent development of low-loss, Er-doped silica fibers has made deployment of optical amplifiers in today's optical communication networks a reality. Among several techniques used for fabricating rare-earth doped fibers, the solution-doping technique offers advantages of versatility and ease of use. Detailed descriptions of the preparation procedures, properties of Er-doped fibers and amplifier performance will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 October 1992
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1817, Optical Communications, (28 October 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131358
Show Author Affiliations
Ta-Sheng Wei, GTE Labs. Inc. (United States)
M. Sullivan, GTE Labs. Inc. (United States)
Daniel W. Oblas, GTE Labs. Inc. (United States)
Jy-Wang Liaw, Ministry of Transportation and Communications (Taiwan)
H. Y. Yang, Ministry of Transportation and Communications (Taiwan)
Chien-Yuan Chen, Ministry of Transportation and Communications (Taiwan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1817:
Optical Communications
Bor-Uei Chen; Steven S. Cheng, Editor(s)

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