Broadband superfluorescent emission of the 3H43H6 transition in a Tm-doped multicomponent silicate fiber

Kyunghwan Oh, Arnd Kilian, L. Reinhart, Qin Zhang, T. F. Morse, P. M. Weber

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Abstract

We report the observation of amplified spontaneous emission in the 3H43H6 transition of Tm+3 in a Ta2O5-doped multicomponent silicate fiber. The evolutions of the spectral shape, output power, and center wavelength were measured as a function of fiber length and pump power in the previously unstudied high-power range, where saturation effects dominate. An output power of 1 mW has been achieved at 1.91 μm with a bandwidth of 77 nm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1131-1133
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume19
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Jan 1

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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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