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Numerical analysis and optimization of Er:Yb co-doped glass channel waveguide lasers
Author(s): Hebin Tian; Tianxin Yang; Ying Wang; Yongqiang Wang; Shichen Li
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Paper Abstract

Scalar finite-element-method optimization algorithm was used to calculate the effective index and mode field distribution in a LD-pumped SMF-coupled Er:Yb co-doped glass channel waveguide lasers. The channel waveguides were made by electric field assisted K+-Na+ ion-exchanged in commercially available laser glass, and it supports a single mode at 1540-nm laser wavelength and double mode at 980 nm pump wavelength. Applied the optimized parameters, we designed the waveguide lasers which can convert 200 mW continuous-wave power at 980-nm from a LD-pump laser into 18 mW of continuous-wave at 1540-nm coupled into the LPO1 mode of standard single-mode fiber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 2002
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4904, Optical Fiber and Planar Waveguide Technology II, (28 August 2002);
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Hebin Tian, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Tianxin Yang, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Ying Wang, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Yongqiang Wang, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Shichen Li, Tianjin Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4904:
Optical Fiber and Planar Waveguide Technology II
Shuisheng Jian; Steven Shen; Katsunari Okamoto, Editor(s)

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