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Efficient Semiconductor Pumped Fluoride Fiber Lasers
Author(s): M. C. Brierley; M. H. Hunt
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrate lasing on the 1050nm and 1345nm 4-level transitions of neodymium in multimode fluoride glass fibers pumped by a commercial semiconductor diode laser. Low thresholds, high output powers, and high efficiencies are all demonstrated.

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Date Published: 15 February 1990
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1171, Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers, (15 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963148
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M. C. Brierley, British Telecom Research Labs (United Kingdom)
M. H. Hunt, British Telecom Research Labs (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1171:
Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers
Michel J. F. Digonnet, Editor(s)

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